[mythtv-users] No HD listings after 4/14 with DataDirect
gmishkin at acs.bu.edu
Thu Apr 5 22:36:02 UTC 2007
I just noticed my listings for ABC end as early as 4/8. Yay! I'm glad
I'm not the only one having this problem. Can anyone look at the XML
that is coming from DD and make sure it is really their problem, and not
a problem with MythTV?
--Geoff Mishkin <gmishkin at bu.edu>
Geoff Mishkin wrote:
> It seems like there are a number of DD problems going on right now so I
> hope this one isn't a duplicate. It's definitely not the "too generic
> show data." Although I am affected by it, a fix appears to be in the
> works. My problem seems closely related to the "no listings for OTA
> digital channels" problem, but not exactly. Just to make sure, I
> deleted all my video sources and recreated the digital lineup on zap2it.
> The problem is that after 4/14, there is no data for most of the digital
> stations. However, I still get listings for CW (primary) and NBC
> Weather Plus. My zip is 02215 and I am on BU cable. I added all the
> XMLTV ID's by hand and it's been working for years. One thing that
> might be relevant is that subchannels have never been listed for BU
> cable. What I have been doing is adding the XMLTV ID's for the
> subchannels from another listing, 03062 Broadcast. Another thing is
> that CW in HD was only recently added to the lineup. Prior to that, I
> was using an XMLTV ID from 03062 for that also.
> Foreign ID's from 03062 Broadcast:
> 36037 (PBS HD)
> 31703 (NBC Weather Plus)
> 50830 (CW The Tube)
> Until recently: 32633 (CW)
> Now: 11659 (CW) which is native to BU cable
> I might expect the case to be that DD would no longer download data for
> channels that weren't part of the lineup specified for the video
> source. In that case, I would expect no data for NBC Weather Plus, CW
> The Tube, and PBS HD, since those are the XMLTV ID's that I copied from
> somewhere. In all cases except Weather Plus, there is in fact no data.
> I might also expect to get subchannel data only, if my foreign XMLTV
> ID's were somehow masking the native lineup data. However, I get some
> combination of the two. I get listings for the CW, which is native, and
> NBC Weather Plus, which is foreign. But, as I said before, CW in HD was
> only recently added to the lineup. Maybe that has something to do with it.
> In any case, when I deleted the video sources, all the existing program
> data should have been deleted as well. That means that even with my
> weird mix of ID's from different lineups, DD was able to get data up
> until a seemingly arbitrary date, 4/14. Why can't it get it through
> 4/17 and beyond? There is data for the scores of analog channels, and
> for the previously noted digital channels. Why not...
> PBS SD
> PBS HD
> CW The Tube
> I should add that I can tune to *all* my channels without any problem!
> So it's not a problem of missing/bad tuning data or anything like that
> getting in the way.
> --Geoff Mishkin <gmishkin at bu.edu>
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