[mythtv-users] EIT Program data showing in Guide on wrong channels

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 4 01:03:18 UTC 2007

On 09/03/2007 08:40 PM, Myth Guy wrote:
> I recently installed a new mythtv setup on my gentoo system using the SVN
> ebuild 0.21_pre14327
> I wanted to try out the EIT broadcast guide data to see if that would work
> for me. I'm using an Air2PC card, setup went fine and it picked up the EIT
> after I did a full channel scan in myth.
> However, some of the channels have guide data for the wrong channel, and a
> couple are blank.

Sounds like the normal state of EIT in the US.

>  Is this a known issue? Is there something I can do to
> fix this in the database?

Contact the stations and help them figure out how to broadcast it correctly.

> I'm in the Madison WI area in case that makes a difference (maybe the EIT
> is a little screwy?) Seems like they are broadcasting about 2 days worth
> of data.
> I let setup number my channels with a period (3.1).

In other words, there's a very good chance that it's the station and not
Myth to blame.  If so, there's nothing Myth can do to fix it.


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