[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase not working

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 08:38:25 UTC 2006

On 08/06/06, Tom+Dale <tdmyth at yahoo.com> wrote:
> First of all, I'd like to thank the many folks here who have helped me with
> the problems my brother and I have encountered so far.  Lately, we are
> experiencing a problem with mythfilldatabase.  When we run it immediately
> after a fresh install of Mythdora, it seems to log in to Zap2it and download
> program information successfully; however, it fails with the error "Failed
> to fetch some program info."  Sure enough, the TV listings are empty when
> looked at via MythWeb or in the frontend.
> I am hopeful that someone can help us with troubleshooting this.  I really
> think that we did something wrong in the installation or setup that we have
> not done in previous (successful) installs.  But I have no clue what that
> would be and we just don't know how to debug this based upon the errors
> found in the logs.  Below is the contents of our mythfilldatabase.log.
> Thanks, in advance for your help!

Have you looked inside the data file that gets downloaded?  Perhaps
it's obviious what wrong with the data?

Maybe the channel data that you've downloaded doesn't align with
channels you've got configured in your database.  Check the xmltvids.

Sorry, can't think of anything else.

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