[mythtv-users] getting full channel listing for just added channels

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Feb 12 23:59:11 UTC 2012

On 02/12/2012 03:45 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Larry Roberts<mythtv at american-hero.com>  wrote:
>> All,
>> I just recently added a couple of channels to my system for recording.
>> These channels were previously not part of any package I had so I hadn't
>> worried about them.  I now have them and would like to start recording
>> data from them.
>> I have added them to schedules direct, and they show up on my listings
>> as well as in mythtv-setup.  I can also see data for the channels at
>> days 13-14, so I know that the last 2 mythfilldatabase is pulling the
>> program listings.
>> Rather than wait 2 weeks for the data to become current, is it possible
>> to somehow tell the system to pull the data for just those channels?  I
>> don't think I want to go and completely purge all data as that would put
>> additional load on schedulesdirect. I'm hoping there is a switch I can
>> throw that will tell mythfilldatabase to just grab the full schedule for
>> these 3 channels.
>> I see --refresh-today,--refresh-second and --refresh-all but I cant say
>> I like the option of running that command every day.
>> Any options I'm missing?
> I think you'll only need to run --refresh-all once

No, for schedules direct, you should use --dd-grab-all (once, or, 
better, every day).  See 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/449426#449426 and 
https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/commit/d2822566 .


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