[mythtv-users] Anybody having problems with Zap2It?

Bruce Taber b.taber at comcast.net
Sat Mar 3 20:11:25 UTC 2007

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 03/03/2007 12:48 PM, Bruce Taber wrote:
>> I've also been having problems with zap2it as of late. Not so much that 
>> the lineups were deleted but rather the selections within a lineup 
>> revert to some previous (virtually empty) selections. I've deleted the 
>> entire lineup, added back in, deleted, logged out, logged in, and 
>> readded 3 to 4 times now all to no avail. It keeps losing the selections 
>> and as a result the epg comes up all unknown. If anybody has any 
>> suggestions (short of doing some crazy dance and/or praying to the 
>> zap2it god) how to get the selections to stick that would be welcome.
> Sounds like a digital lineup in use by someone who hasn't read 
> "mythfilldatabase --help" output (i.e. particularly the 
> "--do-channel-updates" and "--only-update-channels" stuff).
> Mike
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It's not so much about the mythtv part of it that doesn't make sense. 
There's not much mythtv (mythfilldatabase) is going to be able to do if 
the zap2it site arbitrarily removes the selected channels from the 
listing. The zap2it listings keep getting changed.

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