[mythtv-users] Re-add channel once ignored in Zap2It

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Thu Jun 9 19:39:44 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 15:27, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> James Pifer wrote:
> >I'm sure this has been asked before, but I did not find an answer
> >searching the archives. I ignore a handful of channels on my zap2it
> >subscription. I want to re-added a couple of them so I logged into
> >zap2it and enabled them.
> >
> Good.  That's the right way to "ignore" channels--by telling zap2it not 
> to send them to you instead of telling MythTV to hide the channels after 
> you download the listings for them.
> >After running mythfilldatabase the channels
> >show up in the Listing, but they say No Data.
> >  
> >
> Is it like this for all days?  I would have guessed that--if nothing 
> else--tomorrow would show data (as mythfilldatabase downloads tomorrow's 
> data by default in case of updates).
> If all days have data except today, just run:
> mythfilldatabase --refresh-today
> (you may also want to run "mythfilldatabase --help" to see some of the 
> other options).  If only tomorrow has data, you can either get it 
> "tomorrow" (i.e. each day, tomorrow and the day after the last day of 
> your data will be downloaded, so you'll get the next 10-12 days "just in 
> time" and from then on, you'll have the data) or you can clear the 
> programs table and download it all again.
> HTH.
> Mike

You're right, it was just today's data, so that works for me. 


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