[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase adds an incorrect XMLTVID

Robert Eden rmeden at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 3 05:55:56 UTC 2010

On 12/2/2010 6:15 PM, Gabe Rubin wrote:
> Hi list,
> Whenever I run mythfilldatabse, it adds the channel The Movie Channel
> HD (Pacific) with an XMLTVID of 50600 for channels 179 and 357.  Both
> of these channels are listed in my schedules direct lineup as The
> Movie Channel HD with an XMLTVID of 35329.  Indeed, there is no
> channel in my schedules direct lineup with an XMLTVID of 50600.  So,
> my database has two different XMLTVIDs for channels 179 and 357 (50600
> and 35329).
> When I try to delete the channels with the incorrect id, it gets
> repopulated when I reun mythfilldatabase.  I can make the channels not
> visible; however, I am trying to figure out how they keep popping back
> in there.  When I have failed to do this in the past, I get inaccurate
> guide data for those channels, which causes incorrect recordings.  I
> am not 100% sure that the problem of incorrect recordings is solved
> even when I make the channels not visible because I get recordings
> that don't match with I expected (or what myth tells me they are) from
> these channels, but I can't confirm after the fact what was expected
> to be aired (i.e., it could also be incorrect guide data and not an
> issue with incorrect XMLTVID).
> I would like to fix this problem.  Any ideas?  Should I contact the SD people?

View raw listing data at http://schedulesdirect.org/getdata  and search for "35329"  that may provide a clue.

BTW, it's XMLID not XMLTVID... XMLTV has nothing to do with it. :)

Schedules Direct

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