[mythtv-users] Still setting up XMLTV

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 23:11:48 UTC 2021

On 7/11/21 4:24 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 11, 2021 at 7:47 PM Lloyd Chittenden <lloydc23 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Now when I run mythfilldatabase it gets stuck ....
> Run it manually (as the -v XMLTV indicates the
> command would be), and it should tell you what
> it is doing (due to some artifacts, the -v XMLTV output
> is only produced when the grabber completes,
> but when run interactively STDERR output should
> be seen reasonably often and indicate progress
> of some form or the other).
> Note, as Bill mentions, the first run on a new
> largish, as most cable lineups are, videosource
> can take a very very long time to complete as
> both the grabber, and your mythtv database
> has to update a lot of entries.  Later runs tend
> to take less time because only changes need
> to be updated (the grabber caches previous
> retrieved content, and the database only needs
> to update new/changed content).

>From an earlier attempt at -v xmltv, I"m guessing that
Lloyd doesn't have the MythTV PPA on so he doesn't have
the commit that added the logging.

Lloyd, try these:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mythbuntu/31
sudo apt update


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