[mythtv-users] Confused database?

William william_munson at comcast.net
Mon Dec 28 12:12:29 UTC 2009

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> 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."
> Mike

Its also possible that you have your timezone set wrong. That caused all 
manner of strange schedule related things to happen for me.

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