[mythtv-users] EIT data
pb.listbox at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 02:39:28 UTC 2007
After digging through the logs again, I'm going to assume that the local
stations just aren't broadcasting the data. Has anyone else had sucess
using EIT data in San Jose, CA?
On 8/21/07, Philip Baltar <pb.listbox at gmail.com> wrote:
> I made sure that EIT is enabled for each channel. Looking through the
> log, it looks like the same channels as before are getting data... Like I
> said, however, my TV shows me current program info on every channel. Is
> current program different from future programs? If so, maybe they're not
> broadcasting the data.
> If I don't get this working, I won't be crushed, but I would really like
> On 8/21/07, Tom Dexter < digitalaudiorock at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > >From: "Philip Baltar"
> > >
> > >With the recent turmoil,I decided to give EIT a shot. I seem to have
> > >figured out how to tell mythtv to use it, but it isn't working right.
> > >After
> > >leaving it overnight, it was only able to find data for two channels.
> > >After
> > >the inital data it found, it didn't find anything else. I'm sure that
> > the
> > >data is being broadcast in my area because I have a TV that can give me
> > >info
> > >on the current program. I would assume that mythtv should be able to
> > at
> > >least see that.
> > >
> > >I'd appreciate any help.
> > Are you sure that, in addition to enabling EIT for the video source,
> > you've
> > enabled it on the individual channels? That's about all I can think
> > of. If
> > you have you should see activity in the backend log when it scans for
> > EIT
> > data.
> > I'm in New Jersey and am using OTA digital stations out of New
> > York. What
> > I've seen of EIT wasn't very good. The thing that really tore it for me
> > was
> > that the data doesn't even seem to have episode titles (that is the
> > 'subtitle' used in the database)...just a title and description.
> > Tom
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