[mythtv-users] Setting up new XMLTV
lloydc23 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 14:36:24 UTC 2021
I have still been unable to scan or fetch channels. I found a screen
that says "The username is not available in the settings table." Where
is the settings table. I think I just need to fill that in, but I don't
know where it is.
On 6/29/2021 3:42 AM, stinga wrote:
> On 29/06/2021 17:26, Mike Perkins wrote:
>> On 29/06/2021 05:25, Lloyd Chittenden wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 28, 2021, 10:22 PM Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 6/28/21 11:08 PM, Lloyd Chittenden wrote:
>>>>> So my schedules direct stopped working a couple weeks ago, and
>>>>> I've been
>>>> struggling to get the new XMLTV working since then. I created a new
>>>>> video source for XMLTV. The input connections are pointing to
>>>>> it. Now
>>>> I'm trying to get the channels. In the past I have used Fetch
>>>>> from Listing Source, but that is not working.
>>>> tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite --manage-lineups --config-file
>>>> /home/mythtv/.mythtv/<your source name here>.xmltv
>>> I used tv_grab_zz_sdjson. I'll try the other one.
>> I use tv_grab_zz_json. It works fine. I'm in the UK so "fetch
>> channels" does not apply, the same may be true for you. You may have
>> to scan for channels instead, even if you use cable.
> I used this in the UK
> /usr/bin/tv_grab_zz_sdjson --output sd.xml
> /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase --sourceid 3 --file --xmlfile sd.xml
> /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase --sourceid 5 --file --xmlfile sd.xml
> 3 and 5 where freesat dvb-s and dvb-s2 channels, I was going to get a
> dvb-s2 card but never did.
> Now in Oz and use
> /usr/bin/tv_grab_zz_sdjson --output SD.xml
> /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase --sourceid 8 --file --xmlfile SD.xml
> (Historical reasons for this. I had a broken xmltv install that was
> unfixable without an upgrade, LinHes hangover. So the
> tv_grab_zz_sdjson was on another box)
> I ran the following first:
> /usr/bin/tv_grab_zz_sdjson --configure
> and removed a whole load of channels in
> I think had to edit the channels in mythtv using the web gui to assign
> channel numbes.
> I had been using EIT but it is so appallingly bad in Oz I went to SD
> again when I saw it was available.
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