[mythtv-users] XMLTV and Schedules Direct
sgreene820 at gmail.com
Fri May 21 20:53:49 UTC 2021
Progress! I discovered I was pointing to the wrong script in mythtv-setup.
Once I corrected that, I went step by step through the instructions at
I ran mythfilldatabase thusly: "sudo -u mythtv mythfilldatabase". It starts
populating the database, but I notice that I get errors generating the
temporary files for populating the "channels" subfolder for the png
graphics. The owner and group ID's for those folders are not set to
mythtv:mythtv. If I run mythtv-setup again, I notice I'm getting the "no
</tv> tag" error message again. Do the permissions need to be reset for the
subfolders off of /home/mythtv/.mythtv?
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On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 1:43 PM Stephen Worthington <
stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz> wrote:
> On Thu, 20 May 2021 09:26:47 -0400, you wrote:
> >I keep getting the following error when I run mythfilldatabase (as user
> >> 2021-05-20 09:23:17.183995 E XMLTV grabber returned error code 1
> >> 2021-05-20 09:23:17.433454 E Malformed XML file, missing </tv> element,
> >> at line 1, Premature end of document.
> >I've Googled discussions in the past on this issue, but they failed to
> >identify what the problem is and what solved it.
> >FWIW, I've run the grabber independently and it runs perfectly. The error
> >looks to be on the Mythtv side.
> >Any insights?
> When mythfilldatabase says </tv> is missing "at line 1" as you are
> seeing, that normally means it has read a 0 byte file instead of real
> XMLTV data. If the line number is a fairly large number, then it is
> likely reading a truncated XMLTV file.
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