[mythtv-users] Problem with guide data

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 18 00:11:49 UTC 2011

On 09/17/2011 05:20 AM, Stefan D wrote:
> I recently had a channel changing name. So i changed name in my xmltv 
> conf, and in the channel settings in mythtv to reflect the new 
> xmltvid. And i have verified that there is xmltv files with channel 
> data on the site where i download my data.
> The problem is that the guide data for this channel dont show in the 
> EPG, all i get is Unknown. But the strange part is that when i'm 
> wathing LiveTV and use browse mode, there is data shown for that 
> channel. How can i get the data to show in the EPG again?

I'm guessing you now have 2 channels with that xmltvid and only one of 
them gets populated with data--i.e. you have a "ghost" channel shadowing 
the channel (likely because mythfilldatabase inserted a new channel when 
it got data on a channel that wasn't yet configured in your setup).


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