[mythtv-users] XMLTVFindGrabbers: Failed to run tv_find_grabbers

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Dec 4 18:27:00 UTC 2008

On 12/04/2008 01:04 PM, hans wrote:
> I am trying to build a mythtv system on FC9.
> I compiled myhtv (svn version, updated today) following the procedure 
> in 
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Installing_MythTV_SVN_on_Fedora_Core
> In /usr/bin/ I placed the latest version of tv_grab_nl.
> When I try to set up mythtv I get this error:
> /XMLTVFindGrabbers: Failed to run tv_find_grabbers/.
> And in the gui I am not able to select this  grabber.
> Is there anyone who understands why this grabber cannot be selected?

You need to install XMLTV, not just a single grabber script.  XMLTV 
includes programs, such as tv_find_grabbers, which tells Myth what 
grabbers are available on the system.


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