[mythtv-users] Retrieving zap2it Data for HD Channels
t004 at kbocek.com
Mon Jan 22 22:55:02 UTC 2007
Thanks, Kevin, the zap2it link was the thing I needed. I swear I wandered all
over their site trying to find listing info.
In this case, I don't yet have a frontend connected to this host. It will be a
backend-only server. I'll be doing the editing through the channel editor in
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> I'm having trouble retrieving programming data for a new HD-5500 card I've
>> installed. The card *does* find a handful of HD channels through Myth's
>> channel scanner and I *can* make successful manual recordings with the card. I
>> have created a new digital lineup at zap2it for my system (Astound - Walnut
>> Creek CA).
>> But when I select 'Fetch channels from listing source' in myth-setup, nothing
>> happens. The 'xmltvid' field for the auto-scanned channels remains empty.
>> Should I manually enter the xmltvid values? Where would I find those values.
>> Is there some other process to allow mythfilldatabase to work?
> You need to manually enter the xmltvid. Tune the channel on the
> frontend and hit "E" to enter the channel editor where you can enter the
> ID. I found the xmltvids in the URLs on tvlistings.com
> Show the listings for your ZIP so that it shows the HD channels
> Hover over the HD channel link and you'll see links like:
> The stnNum is the xmltvid
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