[mythtv-users] Myth and a DEC2000

meh at runlevel6.net meh at runlevel6.net
Mon Nov 14 15:31:15 EST 2005

Thanks for the reply.
I think you're correct re the tv_grab_dvb output. The XML file doesn't contain 
anything relating to the channel frequencies etc.
I can't for the life of me find anything in the setup to allow a channels.conf 
to be imported however :S


On Monday 14 November 2005 11:01, Andrew Wilson wrote:
> Here's my understanding of what's going on. Note that this could all
> be wrong - someone please correct me if it is :-)
> tv_grab_dvb only populates the program listings, not the channel info
> required to tune the box to a TV station. I have this on my system
> (and it works fine)  but only because I got it up and going before
> this stuff was implemented in myth itself - look for "EIT" stuff ==
> event information table, ie program listings.
> However, this is stage 2... you still need to get to stage 1: tune to
> a tv signal... :-)
> I'm pretty sure there is an option in the the myth setup program to
> import a working channels.conf into the database. After this, you will
> need to tweak the database to get the listings - xmltvid needs set -
> If you've not yet installed phpMyAdmin, now would be a good time to do
> so :-) It makes working with the database 10 times easier.
> good luck
> Andrew
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