[mythtv-users] MythFillDatabase running, but not updating anything...

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 21:36:53 UTC 2023

On Sat, Apr 15, 2023 at 8:31 PM Douglas Peale <Douglas_Peale at comcast.net> wrote:

> Is there a reason this is not automatically installed when mythTV is installed?

Because it is an optional component.  Some
package management systems, or packagers,
will suggest or recommend installing xmltv as
part of the installation, but there are some
people for which the EIT guide data from the
video source capture are sufficient, and do
not wish to have xmltv.

> I ran backend setup again so I could force a mythfilldatabase run.
> It now reports that it failed, and Mythweb actually reports that it ran today but failed, so the results are at least different now.

Unless you copied the grabber configuration
from your previous system you will likely need
to run the grabber configure steps to recreate
the information needed to actually obtain data.
Just refer to your notes when you previously

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