[mythtv-users] clearing out xmltv schedule for a couple of channels

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Oct 19 16:23:31 UTC 2011

On 19/10/11 13:36, Jim Morton wrote:
> On 10/19/2011 8:26 AM, Andre wrote:
>> I'm wanting to change a few of my currently xmltv channels to eit, I've
>> read the guide on mixing xmltv&   eit in the same source and that's all
>> understood.
>> The problem is I'd like to clear out the current xmltv guide data for those
>> channels so I'm starting cleanly with the eit, would be good to see that
>> it's really working too. I can't find any way to clear this data
>> mythfilldatabase --refresh-all suggests it should do what I want but the
>> old schedule is still there, have tried --refresh-today too.
>> I've commented the relevant xmltv sources in my .xmltv file, I've cleared
>> the xmltv field for the affected channels and useonairguide is false for
>> all other channels in this source. I would rather not delete and re-create
>> my source as I have 6TB of recordings that I'd really like to keep the
>> channel associations correct for. I'd also rather not go mucking about in
>> the database other than as a last resort and under guidance...
>> I haven't enabled eit on this source yet as I don't want mixed schedule
>> data for the next two weeks!
>> I'm in the UK so the xmltv source is uk_rt and the eit will be for BBC&
>> ITV HD channels. I know it used to be good eit as I had a separate card&
>> source back when BBC used DVBS.
>> Thanks for any assistance
>> Andre _______________________________________________
> Delete all video sources will remove all the guide data. Then just re-enter
> them.
Not always a simple task in the UK. Might be OK if you just want to do the HD
channels. I've done that for the radio channels, but that was from scratch.


Mike Perkins

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