[mythtv-users] OT: SP130000 clock runs fast

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sat Dec 2 00:55:02 UTC 2006

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> David Watkins wrote:
>> On 30/11/06, Jeff Wormsley <daworm at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> R. G. Newbury wrote:
>>>> And yes I know about ntp. The box is not connected to the 'net in any way.
>>> Then where do you get your guide data?
>> Possibly using the 'Over the Air' EIT guide?  Which make me wonder,
>> maybe there's a time check in that data.  My old VCR used to
>> automatically set its clock.
>> Maybe you can strip it out
> That's an interesting idea about time data in the stream. I don't know 
> if there is any EIT data on analog cable or on the digital channels on 
> the cable. In fact I know basiscally nothing about EIT except that it 
> exists and people in other places far far away make use of it...
> More research required. And my older VCR used to do that too, but not 
> the newer one.
> But that's not how I get guide data. See prior post.
second followup

This utility says it can set the date/time using the teletext 
information from US cable sources



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