[mythtv-users] How to get my Dish TV EPG on Myth TV Guide?

Ramanraj Vamsi ramanrajvamsi at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 05:57:58 UTC 2006

Hi Nick,

Thanks for your reply!
Do Creating an XML formatted script  and running mythfilldatabase --file
option will work for me?

On 9/21/06, Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21/09/06, Ramanraj Vamsi <ramanrajvamsi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >  I want schedule programs through custom recording but no EPG of the
> > available channels  found in guide.
> >  So, how can I custom record programs by just giving the name of the
> > program.
> With no program listings, it is not possible to do this.
> >  I tried custom recording but only I can set this by "call sign" only
> any
> > other type for adding a title is failing?!
> All you have setup at the moment are your channels. This is why you
> can record using callsigns.
> >  I tried adding a title or program  name ,but it haven't given any
> fruitful
> > result.The guide is showing an empty table with "unknown " in every row.
> >
> >  so how should I make my MYTV display the EPG of all the channels
> available
> > on program guide.
> To be able to schedule recordings normally by choosing a program
> title, you need to either use a suitable XMLTV grabber (which I think
> you said does not yet exist for India) or if possible use a DVB card
> and have it get it's data "over-the-air" using the EIT listings
> grabber.
> >  One more thing I am from India and I hadn't written any grabber and
> that to
> > using Dish TV DVB  which is working fine with live TV and scheduling.
> I would check to see if you can receive DVB transmissions using a
> PCI/USB DVB card for your computer as this could provide access to
> listings and also provide better quality recordings than using a
> S-Video/composite connection from your DVB set top box.
> >  How can I make or give some favorites so that MYTH TV will record that
> when
> > it is on air.
> You need program listings...
> >  Suggest me!
> I would strongly recommend (re)reading the MythTV documentation to get
> a better understanding of how MythTV works with program listings in
> order to schedule recordings automatically for you.
> (http://mythtv.org/modules.php?name=MythInstall)
> Nick
> MythTV Official wiki:
> http://mythtv.org/wiki/
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