[mythtv-users] tv_grab_es_alt problem

Jesus Gonzalez pakojones at gmail.com
Sun Jan 7 12:18:11 UTC 2007

Oscar Curero escribió:
> Jesus Gonzalez vàreu escriure:
>> Oscar Curero escribió:
>>> Jesus Gonzalez vàreu escriure:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> I have a PVR350 and use tv_grab_es_alt to get the programs, the way I do
>>>> is mythfilldatabase --manual and it creates the new channels, then I
>>>> manually change the frequency of every one and it works fine.
>>>> Also I have a WinTv Nexus-s, I tried to do the same but I cannot change
>>>> the tunning data for satelital channels, then I tried another option,
>>>> scan the satellite channels, and then manually change on the database
>>>> the xmltvid of every channel, but it does not work.
>>>> Does anyone knows how can I use tv_grab_es_alt for satellite channels?.
>>> Set two sources in mythtv-setup. I'm using tv_grav_es_alt and I have two
>>> sources, one for the analog channels and another for satellite channels.
>>> Keep in mind that long descriptions doesn't work (at least, isn't working
>>> in xmltv-0.5.44)
>> Hello Oscar,
>> I have two sources one for analogs and another for satellite, but it
>> does not work :-(
>> Could you tell me the way you have done it?
> Although I'm using tv_grab_es_alt for both analog and satellite channels, I'm 
> only using the PVR-350 (tuner0 is the input for analog and svideo0 is the 
> input for satellite). Nothing special, really.
> Which is the _exact_ problem or error?

The way I do is: after scanning dvb-s channels, I update manually the 
xmltvid on the database with something like "CCanal-20Fox.laguiatv.com", 
and then I run mythfilldatabase, but it doesn't create the programs for 
this channel :-(



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