[mythtv-users] Schedule guide is empty, schedule data is ok

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Aug 5 04:36:23 UTC 2007

On 08/04/2007 06:42 PM, Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 04/08/07, gordon smith <nodrog1104 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> All program data in schedule guide and Mythweb program listing is blank.
>> Schedule data is present and accounted for, mythfilldatabase is working,
>> scheduled programs are recording normally.
>> Recently, because of schedule data problems, I created a new video source in
>> mythtv-setup and fetched new data with mythfilldatabase. After that, the
>> schedule guide had data for a short period, but eventually ran out.
>> Can the schedule guide be pointed at a video source that no longer exists in
>> mythtv-setup? Where can I look to fix that?
> This is best carried out in mythtv-setup. If your video sources are
> really hosed, you may want to 'delete all video sources', recreate a
> known good video source with listings data, make sure you have your
> channels associated with this video source, and then attach this good
> video source to the relevant capture card input in Input Connections.
> If you don't want to delete any existing video sources, you will still
> need to check in mythtv-setup that there are no breaks in the chain of
> information above, and that the grabber really is returning valid
> listings data.
> If you have a bad video source associated with card inputs in Input
> Connections, this can produce the problems you are seeing. I would
> recommend that any known bad video sources are removed entirely (via
> Video Sources), or disconnected from any card inputs at the minimum.

And note that generally the bad video source won't be shown in
mythtv-setup, so cannot be deleted from mythtv-setup, except by using
"Delete all video sources."  So, if you don't want to delete all video
sources, your listings are likely to never work.  ;)


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