[mythtv-users] populating channels for firewire device mythtv 20.2schedulesdirect

namuch namuch at namuch.net
Mon Aug 27 20:08:56 UTC 2007

On Mon, 27 Aug 2007 11:07:01 -0400 (EDT), "Daniel Agar" <daniel at agar.ca>
> I have an SA 3250 connected through firewire. Previously with zap2it I
> would have to run mythfilldatabase --do-channel-updates to populate the
> firewire channels. Since moving to 20.2 for schedulesdirect I can't get
> any listings for the firewire channels. My analogue cable lineup is being
> grabbed perfectly and the schedulesdirect site seems to have the proper
> digital cable lineup. Is there something I need to be doing differently?
> Thanks
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I had the same problem, with identical hardware.

There is some mention on the dev list that there is likely a bug in the
is_encoder portion of the code for datadirect.cpp.
I worked around this last night by making a change in the code to
temporarily force is_encoder to always be true, and this worked for me.

But, if you don't want to dive into the code and compile yourself, you
might have to wait for the fix.  Which may be soon, since they know about

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