[mythtv-users] schedules direct issue

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Tue Sep 25 17:55:24 UTC 2012

On 25/09/12 18:42, Carl Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-09-25 at 13:03 -0400, Jim Morton wrote:
>> Please don't top post.
>> On 9/25/2012 12:58 PM, Carl Johnson wrote:
>>> is there any other way i can troubleshoot it? say like use wget or
>>> something to pull down my schedule and open it with openoffice calc or
>>> something?
>> Didn't you say it works if you run it manually?
>> If that is the case then could it be you are running it as root?
>> If so then it's likely a permissions issue otherwise it would be some
>> environment difference. Try comparing the output of env from both users.
> in truth it seems to run correctly, when i do it manually, outside of
> the GUI. i mean, when i run it manually isn't that supposed to
> workaround my issue with the retrieve lineups button?
> what i've done is....
> 1. go to the gui, and hit retrieve lineups. the data direct field never
> fills.
> 2. exit the GUI, manually run the fill.
> 3. go back into the GUI and data direct should be filled right?
"Retrieve Lineups" is you pulling the list of channels you made in 
SchedulesDirect down to your PC so that Myth knows which channels you want.

If you don't do this, mythfilldatabase won't know which channels you want data 
for, so it won't do anything.


Mike Perkins

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