[mythtv-users] There's no guide data available

David Highley dhighley at highley-recommended.com
Fri Dec 22 04:56:45 UTC 2006

"David Highley wrote:"

Stopping mythbackend, deleting the video source. Then redo the video
source and connecting the input fixed this issue. Still a mystery why it
did not work the first time as there was no apparent difference. This
also cleared the two squawks in the mythbackend log file.

> This is the second time I have run into this issue in building a mythtv
> system from scratch. I'm running svn head, 12290, on a Fedora core 6
> x86_64 system. I get the software all built and installed. Initialize
> the database. Run mythv-setup and then run mythfilldatabase. I'm using
> the datadirect zap2it channel guide. The backend status page shows:
> Last mythfilldatabase run started on 2006-12-19 21:03 and ended on
> 2006-12-19 21:03.
> Suggested next mythfilldatabase run: 2006-12-19 22:03.
> There's no guide data available! Have you run mythfilldatabase?
> DataDirect Status: Your subscription expires on 12/27/2006 11:16:59 PM
> The /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend log file does not show the channels
> being down loaded. It has two squawks:
> 2006-12-19 21:01:00.411 GetChannelData() failed because it could not
>                         find channel number '3' in DB for source '1'.
> QDateTime::fromString: Parameter out of range
> If I run tv_grab_na_dd it does down load the channel information. The
> last time I ran into this issue I ended up dumping the database from a
> running system and loading it into the new system. I then deleted the
> cards and entered new cards to match the hardware. I would really like
> to figure out what causes this issue and how to correct it. I have
> checked the archives, the mythtv.org documentation and of course
> Googled. One last thing I noticed in comparing a working system with the
> new installation. In the video sources page the Data Direct Lineup field
> seems to be truncated in the system that works. That maybe a display
> issue but I would not know how to check the database unless I dumped it
> and looked at the ascii file.
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