[mythtv-users] Manual, or less frequent, EIT crawl?

Christopher Kerr mythtv at theseekerr.com
Thu Jun 17 14:00:59 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 6:33 PM, Kingsley Turner <krt at krt.com.au> wrote:
> On 17/06/10 15:17, Tyler T wrote:
> I'm setting up 0.23 with a HDHomeRun for ATSC OTA. I want to use EIT
> for program listings (as I have been on my old 0.21 install), but the
> constant EIT crawl is annoying for several* reasons. I'd like to
> either:
> 1. disable the EIT crawl, but use cron to run an hourly EIT scan
> or,
> 2. make the EIT crawler sleep for 60 minutes after each scan
> Any ideas on how to accomplish one of these?
> Yeah, all I can add is "me too!"
> I think my mythbox spends most of it's time constantly re-scanning EIT data,
> when it should be sleeping.
> I couldn't find anything to tell it to do this less.
> any help much appreciated.

Isn't there a per tuner setting "use tuner for active EIT scan" or
something of the like? My understanding was that with that turned off,
EIT data is only collected during recordings.

- Chris

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