[mythtv-users] Update programs from EIT

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Sat May 29 16:27:51 UTC 2010

Thank you very much Nick!!!

I will try when arrive home, I never config nothing on the "Recording
Options", I am learning step by step.

Thanks and regards.

2010/5/29 Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>:
> On 29 May 2010 16:50, Josu Lazkano <josu.lazkano at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2010/5/29, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>:
>>> If you are using only EIT for programme information, you _do not_ need
>>>  to run mythfilldatabase. You only need to run mythfilldatabase if you
>>>  are using Schedules Direct or XMLTV. Programme listeings do not
>>>  "magically" appear for EIT if you run mythfilldatabase. As your log
>>>  shows that you have 2 video sources using EIT defined, are you using
>>>  another tuner besides the DVB-T device?
>> The DVB-T device is a twin tuner, I have two devices on /dev/dvb/.
> OK - but see my comments below...
>>>  If you still have no programme listings, your problem is elsewhere. If
>>>  you are using active EIT scanning, you need to leave the backend for
>>>  some time to collect information in the background. If you are using
>>>  passive EIT, programme data is only collected during recordings.
>> I don't know how to configure active or passive scaning.
> This is configured on the Capture Card pages when configuring a DVB
> card. Choose the "Recording Options" button next to the  "DiSEqC"
> button to get access the "Use DVB Card for active EIT scan" option.
>> I configure on the "mythtv-setup" to take programs from EIT and
>> configure on the Input both devices to EIT video source, is this the
>> correct config?
> If you have 2 DVB-T inputs (e.g. 2 separate cards, or 2 inputs on a
> dual tuner card) that are receiving the same* channels, you need to
> create only 1 video source, and then attach that single video source
> to both DVB-T inputs on the Input Connections page in mythtv-setup.
> * I mean the cards tune to the same multiplex frequencies, and the
> list of available channels is the same
> Finally, some dual tuner cards have better stability by having the
> first tuner set to active EIT collection, and the second tuner using
> passive EIT collection.
> Cheers,
> Nick
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Josu Lazkano

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