[mythtv-users] problem with getting my program data

Steven C. Liu sliu at steven-c-liu.com
Mon Mar 27 04:53:22 UTC 2006

Brian - thanks a mil!  That did the trick!


Brian Wood wrote:

> On Mar 26, 2006, at 9:18 PM, Steven C. Liu wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I just installed mythtv on my FC4 box.  I am unable to populate my 
>> program data from zap2it.  I subscribed to it, entered in my zip code 
>> and selected my cable service provider.  Then, I ran mythtvsetup and 
>> gave it my login and password.  When I go to watch TV from 
>> mythfrontend, I am able to do so, but with no program information.  
>> All says "unknown".
> One problem I had initially was that when you enter your zap2it name 
> and password the "name" of the lineup at the top of the page is blank. 
> Unless you enter a name your effort at retrieving will be wasted.
> You then need to use that lineup name when you enter the capture card 
> data in the input connections. You can then tell it to obtain channel 
> data from the source (I'm doing this from memory, I don't recall the 
> exact screen.
> It would be a good idea if the fetch lineup function would not let you 
> proceed without a name, but it does.
> So, make sure your lineup has a name, and that the name is entered in 
> the appropriate place.
> Don't know if this is your problem or not, but check it out.
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