[mythtv-users] Script to use Schedules Direct with legacy MythTV installations

f-myth-users at media.mit.edu f-myth-users at media.mit.edu
Thu Aug 30 22:37:44 UTC 2007

    > Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 18:15:19 -0400 (EDT)
    > From: f-myth-users at media.mit.edu

    > I tried running
    >    tv_grab_na_dd --configure --config-file ~/.xmltv/tv_grab_na_sd.conf
    > anyway to see what it would do (and in particular whether it would
    > somehow be grabbing data from SD, not DD, once configured), and it
    > bombed out:

Err, I take it back, -that's- not where it bombed out:  I failed to
notice that it hadn't actually given me a shell prompt back and was
actually sitting at a question (since it was running in an Emacs

So I hit return for offset, typed in my "username" as user at host,
typed in my password, and -then- it blew out with:

Fetching from DataDirect
    Fetched 0 k/bytes in 1 seconds
loading data

WARNING: error parsing DD xml:
mismatched tag at line 1, column 942, byte 942 at
/usr/lib/perl5/XML/Parser.pm line 187

Partial XML follows:
<html><head><title>Apache Tomcat/5.5.17 - Error report</title><style><!--H1 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:22px;} H2 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:16px;} H3 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:14px;} BODY {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:black;background-color:white;} B {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;} P {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;background:white;color:black;font-size:12px;}A {color : black;}A.name {color : black;}HR {color : #525D76;}--></style> </head><body><h1>HTTP Status 401 - </h1><HR size="1" noshade="noshade"><p><b>type</b> Status report</p><p><b>message</b> <u></u></p><p><b>description</b> <u>This request requires HTTP authentication ().</u></p><HR size="1" noshade="noshade"><h3>Apache Tomcat/5.5.17</h3></body></html>

ERROR: Bad XML from DD, cannot continue

[Breezy's version of XMLTV is 0.5.40-1ubuntu1, FWIW, though I still
wonder if the URL I mentioned in my previous message is correct.]

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