[mythtv-users] Confused database?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 28 07:10:49 UTC 2009

On 12/28/2009 01:54 AM, Rich Wilson wrote:
> My mythbuntu system seems to be working mostly, but there
> is a puzzling problem with program descriptions. If I highlight
> a program in the program guide, or in watch recordings, the program
> description is frequently that of a completely different program, but
> I think always one on the same channel. I had this problem back in 0.21,
> (Open SUSE, compiled from svn -fixes) and hoped it would disappear 
> when I started over with a new load of mythbuntu (0.22 fixes (22594)). 
> Everything seemed fine for a while, then I saw one bad
> one, and then gradually more. Whatever was causing the problem must 
> have tagged along in my database dump and restore. 
> Running optimize_mythdb.pl doesn't seem to make any difference.
> Does it report if any errors are found?
> How can I figure out what's going on and eliminate this problem?
> (if it involves SQL, I'll need to find a tutorial :-)

Sounds like you're an XMLTV or Schedules Direct user who enabled EIT on 
the same channels that are populated with XMLTV/SD data.

This is also known as, "Configuring EIT to stomp all over the correct 
listings data."


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