[mythtv-users] Where to start?
damian at gingermagic.com
Tue Jan 9 13:45:46 UTC 2007
> On 09/01/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:
>>> On 09/01/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:
>>>> Right, the Nota-T-500 sounds like a good card, but a bit beyond my Linux
>>>> capabilities at the moment. I think I'd be wanting to use EIT too. Is
>>>> there any reason that you don't Peter?
>>> I get all the schedule info I need from mythfilldatabase /
>>> tv_grab_uk_rt - it doesn't include the radio channels, but I'm not
>>> fussed about those. I don't know if I'm missing any extra detail, or
>>> timeliness, though...
>> Right, I probably need to have MythTV set up to know what you're talking
>> about :-) I wouldn't know mythfilldatabase from EIT if I saw them both
>> walking down the street.
> mythfilldatabase is a scheduled (usually daily) task which calls a
> 'grabber' script (in my case tv_grab_uk_rt) to download listings data
> from an internet source - in this case, radiotimes.com. The RT data is
> enriched with reviews, rather than just the programme descriptions
> from the broadcaster, which I personally like a lot (others may well
> have the opposite view).
> EIT is the over-the-air protocol on DVB-T for listings information,
> which Myth can grab as often as you want it to.
Sounds great. I'll be sure to try to get that set up once I've got Myth
running and try both options.
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