[mythtv-users] UK listings problem
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Aug 17 16:38:47 UTC 2007
Peter Bowyer wrote:
> On 17/08/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
>>>> Anyone know what could be blocking my access ? (i am trying to grab UK
>>>> listings from a UK website from Belgium,
>>>> maybe country block ????
>>> That's easy to check with a browser - call up
>>> http://xmltv.radiotimes.com and navigate around a bit.
>> I thought that I would try this but all I could find was a list of files
>> made up of three numbers and .dat and, along side each, was a date and
>> file size. What will this tell me?
> It tells you that you can access the data ok. But you're not the OP so
> it doesn't help them.
Moderately interesting side note. If you scroll to the bottom of the directory
in which you found the 3-number.dat files, you will find a file called
This is a text file containing one line for each channel the RT system handles,
having a name and an index number. The index numbers, I think, then correspond
to each of the other files in the same directory. The "channels.dat" file can be
useful if you have problems and have to examine the output of mythfilldatabase.
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