[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase with EIT based scheduling infomation

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 4 09:04:14 UTC 2007

On 09/04/2007 02:11 AM, charles+mythtv at technomancer.co.uk wrote:
> Hi (wave) I'm new to this list so if this has been discussed a million times 
> don't flame me, flame google for not giving me the answer :-p
> AFAIK mythfilldatabase does two tasks, grabbing scheduling data and database 
> maintenance. 
> The first I don't use or need as the EIT data for the channels I watch is 
> pretty good (apart from Dr Who being categorised as Show/GameShow). I 
> currently have this disabled by using an empty write protected Foo.xmltv.
> I'm pretty sure the maintenance needs to happen, as without it I thing the 
> program table (amongst others) continues to grow.
> Now whilst things appear to *work* mythfilldatabase reports failure and this 
> shows up in the logs and in System Status. This irritates the hell out of me. 
> Any suggestions?

You need to choose the grabber "EIT only."  No Foo.xmltv required (and
XMLTV should never be run).


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