[mythtv-users] EIT scanning

Paul Shepherd paul at whitelands.org.uk
Sun Dec 17 18:28:55 UTC 2006

Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 10:53:38AM +0000, Paul Shepherd wrote:
>> I have installed mythTV from the binaries on a PC running FC6 with a Hauppauge dvb-t usb box. 
>> MythTV setup would not scan for channels so I used the channels.conf workaround consequently the 
>> networkid and transportid fields in dtv_multiplex are NULL.
> This is one reason why you have no EIT data.
>> 2006-12-17 10:22:35.010 TVRec(1): EIT scanning disabled for all sources on this card.
> Plus you need to enable EIT data collection on the datasource
> and on the channels in that data source.
> The best option now is to attempt a rescan of all existing transports
> after deleting the existing channels.
> Stuart
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Thanks for the suggestions.  Eventually got it to work by:

1) using dvbsnoop to get the missing dtv_multiplex data
2) set useonairguide to 1 for all channels in the channel table
3) set useeit to 1 in the videosource table

Last one took awhile to discover.


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