[mythtv-users] Can't Get Channel Icons Into Program Guide
TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com
Fri Jan 26 18:59:28 UTC 2007
moodyjunk at frontiernet.net wrote:
>> Your icon files should be stored in:
>> /home/<username>/.mythtv/channels/ (i.e. /home/mythtv/.mythtv/channels
>> Once we know how many are actually in that folder we can go from there.
> Thanks for your suggests. Here is the procedure I'm using:
> I generate the iconmap.xml file via mkiconmap.pl using my zipcode
> (12540) and my cable provider Comcast - Cable ( Carmel )
> cd ~
> perl /usr/share/doc/mythtv-0.20/contrib/mkiconmap.pl
> Then, I clear any icons already in the database and erase any files in
> mythfilldatabase --reset-icon-map all
> and confirm that the 2 icons already in the EPG are indeed removed.
> Lastly, I refill the database
> mythfilldatabase --import-icon-map iconmap.xml --update-icon-map
> and notice that 2 icons are indeed downloaded into
> /home/mythtv/.mythtv/channels and do now appear in the Programming
> I tried downloading the icons manually from
> http://www.lyngsat-logo.com/tvcountry/us.html into ~/.mythtv/channels,
> renamed the filenames to match those in the generated iconmap.xml, but
> they still don't seem to get into the EPG.
> I assume the <network> tag is used by the database to associate the
> filename in the <url> tag with the channel.
> Even when I manually rename a file to
> ~/.mythtv/channels/abc_affiliate.jpg, it doesn't make it into the
> database. Perhaps the database doesn't recognize the dni_WABC value?
> Any suggestions on where I can find some good doc on the format of the
> mkiconmap.pl output?
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Did you check the file permissions on that particular folder to ensure
myth can use them?
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