[mythtv-users] EIT crawling not working ?

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Mon Sep 24 13:14:26 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 11:41 +0400, Dave wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> I had all those settings fine in the database so i don't think this is a 
> problem with my setup. I'm sure it's a bug. When i put mythbackend in 
> debug mode as you suggested, the following is what i see. It seems the 
> EIT scanner scans 2 channels and then hangs up (i waited an half hour 
> even though my timeout in the database is 30seconds) !
> Interestingly it seems that channel 3401 (the second channel it scans) 
> is not in my "visible" (the visible column in channel table) list.
> So the next question since i have 3 satellites (as you can see below) i 
> have 500+ channels, so how do you coerce the EIT scanner to only scan my 
> visible or favorites only and not the rest ? I don't see a 
> 'EitScanOnlyVisible' option anywhere ?
> Shall i take this to the dev list or am i still doing something wrong ?

The EIT Scan needs to visit invisible channels for many people, but you
can get it to skip a channel. Just go to the mythtv-setup channel editor
and uncheck the "Use on air guide" checkbox for that channel.

-- Daniel

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