[mythtv-users] UK migration to SD

Mike Bibbings mike.bibbings at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 14:31:27 UTC 2016

On 25/06/16 19:46, Paul Harrison wrote:
> On 22/06/16 19:07, Mike Perkins wrote:
>> Since I have just rescanned my transports - an unbelievably 
>> complicated and soul-destroying process - I cannot use the code at 
>> the bottom of:
>> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Migrating_to_SchedulesDirect_in_the_UK
>> Reason: I no longer have any of the old IDs.
>> I can find no way to associate the 5-digit SD xmltvids with the 
>> channel names, which is all I have left.
>> I am sure that on the old tv_grab_uk_rt script there was a way to 
>> dump out the correspondances but there doesn't appear to be that 
>> option in tv_grab_sd_json. Sorry, Robert (E).
>> I should probably post this to the SD forums, except I am apparently 
>> too stupid to defeat the anti-spam question in the sign-up procedure :(
> Just a heads up for anyone who has switched to SD.
> There are currently no listings for Channel 5 and Channel 5 HD they 
> are just showing 'To Be Announced'. SD are aware of the issue 
> (http://forums.schedulesdirect.org/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=2812) and are 
> working to get it fixed.
> For the time being the best you can do is set up a manual recording 
> for anything you want to record on CH5/CH5HD.
> Paul H.

SchedulesDirect have now resolved the problem with Channel 5 data (I 
raised lineup ticket #13851)

I have just triggered a mythfilldatabase run and now have 11 days of 
real data.


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