[mythtv-users] How can I drop all EPG data from mythconverg?

Tim Hartley poobahtim at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 14:38:59 UTC 2007

On 9/4/07, Calin Brabandt <cbrabandt at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I used the sdxmltvsetup.sh script to update my
> Mythdora 4 backend to Schedules Direct.  After running
> mythfilldb.sh, I discovered that all my show listings
> for the entire two weeks are clones of the first
> instance of the show. (Same program description for
> same show on all days; Leno, Letterman, Conan have the
> same guests on their shows night after night, ;) etc.)
> Could someone please advise me how I might scrub or
> drop all the EPG data from mythconverg so I may
> attempt to run mythfilldb.sh on an empty database?
> Simply re-running mythfilldb.sh repeatedly doesn't
> help.  I'd prefer not to delete and add new
> sources/lineups in mythtvsetup because it's a big task
> to remap the digital cable channels to QAM.
> Any other ideas would also be much appreciated!
> -Cal
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Snipped from another post: (courtesy Mike Dean)

The "approved" approach for doing steps 2 - 4 is to delete all video
sources as described at
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034 .

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