[mythtv-users] [UK] Missing xmltvids

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 21:53:34 UTC 2007

On 07/03/07, David Campbell <dave at cpfc.org> wrote:

> Thanks - I have been manually adding the Id's manually using mythweb.
> For many of the channels this works great and I have EPG for the correct
> channels but for others I get no EPG at all.  I am not sure why.

Make sure that you are also adding the channel IDs to the
<videosource>.xmltv file in $BACKEND_USER/.mythtv, where <videosource>
is the name of the videosource you created in mythtv-setup. This file
is what mythfilldatabase (MFDB) uses to determine which channels to
grab data for. You want to make sure that channels defined in MythTV
and entries in this file are in complete agreement, otherwise you can
get extra channels created when MFDB runs.

> I am also getting some rogue channels in the listing with no name or
> EPG.  Still trying to work out how to delete those.

You can use the channel editor in mythtv-setup for this.

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