[mythtv-users] No listing or guide data showing in mythweb or mythfrontend

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 21:01:35 UTC 2016


Hoi Brett,

Friday, October 21, 2016, 10:56:09 PM, you wrote:





> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 2:34 PM, Hika van den Hoven <hikavdh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hoi Brett,
>  
>  Friday, October 21, 2016, 10:18:32 PM, you wrote:
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 >> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 1:58 PM, Hika van den Hoven <hikavdh at gmail.com> wrote:
>  
 >> Hoi Hika,
 >>
 >>  Friday, October 21, 2016, 9:48:28 PM, you wrote:
 >>
  >>> Hoi Brett,
 >>
  >>> Friday, October 21, 2016, 9:39:29 PM, you wrote:
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >>
  >>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 1:31 PM, Hika van den Hoven <hikavdh at gmail.com> wrote:
 >>
  >>>> Hoi Brett,
  >>>>
  >>>>  Friday, October 21, 2016, 9:25:16 PM, you wrote:
  >>>>
  >>>>
  >>>>
  >>>>
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>    >>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 1:14 PM, Hika van den Hoven <hikavdh at gmail.com> wrote:
  >>>>
>    >>>> Hoi Brett,
>    >>>>
>    >>>>  Friday, October 21, 2016, 9:05:04 PM, you wrote:
>    >>>>
>    >>>>
>    >>>>
>    >>>>
>    >>>>
 >>    >>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:44 PM, Hika van den Hoven <hikavdh at gmail.com> wrote:
>    >>>>
 >>    >>>> Hoi Brett,
 >>    >>>>
 >>    >>>>  Friday, October 21, 2016, 8:17:52 PM, you wrote:
  >>>>    >>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 11:01 AM, Hika van den Hoven <hikavdh at gmail.com> wrote:
 >>    >>>>
  >>>>    >>> Hoi Brett,
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>  Friday, October 21, 2016, 6:52:57 PM, you wrote:
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> Hi,
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> Hoping someone is willing to give me a hand getting this working.
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> I can run MFDB, pull in data from Sched Direct and populate the
>    >>>>    >>> program table. When running the frontend, looking at the mythbackend
>    >>>>    >>> debug logs it appears that the sql queries are returning rows (not
>    >>>>    >>> that I know which query is for which operation, but they are
>    >>>>    >>> definitely connecting and returning data). Yet nothing is appearing
>    >>>>    >>> when looking at the guide in either the frontend or through mythweb.
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> Fresh install of fixes/0.27 (compiled locally on RPI3; 0.27 for
>    >>>>    >>> intentional reasons) and fresh database. I have scoured the net for
>    >>>>    >>> about a week now but not making any progress. So far most everything
>    >>>>    >>> else seems to be working correctly but honestly haven't used it much
>    >>>>    >>> since the guide is not working. Hoping to tackle this first.
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> Thanks for any insight.
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> -- 
  >>>>    >>>
>    >>>>    >>> Brett
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>  Are you running mythfilldatabase automatically through MythTV or by
  >>>>    >>>  hand? In the latter case are you using the right sourceid to import
  >>>>    >>>  the data into?
  >>>>    >>>
  >>>>    >>>  Tot mails,
  >>>>    >>>    Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com
  >>>>    >>>
 >>    >>>>
  >>>>    >>> I'm running it by hand. I only have one source.
 >>    >>>>
 >>    >>>>  Please don't top-post! I corrected it.
 >>    >>>>
 >>    >>>>  Are you sure you use the right id:
 >>    >>>>
 >>    >>>>  SELECT sourceid, name FROM videosource
 >>    >>>>
 >>    >>>>  should give you your sources.
 >>    >>>>
>    >>>>
>    >>>>
 >>    >>>> Sorry for top posting. This should be better. Thanks for helping me out here.
>    >>>>
>    >>>>
 >>    >>>> When I run mythfilldatabase I do not use any commandline options,
 >>    >>>> but should I be? I appeared that is was pulling in the correct data.
 >>    >>>> Running your select statement I get a valid sourceid and name.
>    >>>>
>    >>>>  It should if your videosource is configured correctly. So either SD or
>    >>>>  the correct grabber should be selected and if you use an xmltv grabber
>    >>>>  the configuration should be in ~/.mythtv of the user running
>    >>>>  mythfilldatabase and is named <your videosource name>.xmltv
>    >>>>
  >>>>
  >>>>
  >>>>
>    >>>> I'm using SD for my source. After running MFDB (without options)
>    >>>> the PROGRAM table is full of 13 days worth of data.
  >>>>
  >>>>  So you only do not see it when you go to the program guide in the
  >>>>  frontend or in MythWeb? Do you see channels? And if so all that should
  >>>>  be there?
 >>
 >>
  >>>> Correct. All the channels from my Schedules Direct source show up
  >>>> in the program guide, in both the frontend and mythweb, but "No
  >>>> Data" is all that is shown for each of them.
 >>
  >>> I then come back to my earlier guess. You can see the data in the
  >>> database but not in the program guide. If the channels were not there
  >>> it could be a channel filter. But like this I guess it is imported
  >>> into other channels and most probably from another source. Or
  >>> somewhere in the database an old sourceid is still present or so.
 >>
  >>> I think the simplest way to exclude this is to delete all videosources
  >>> in mythtv-setup, create a new one and run mythfilldatabase again.
  >>> Deleting all videosources will delete all channel and programme info!
 >>
 >>  Oh, be sure to select "Delete All" and not just the one you see!
 >>
>  
>  
 >> Thanks for your patience with all of this.  I've have tried this
 >> already as well, a few times and making sure I used "Delete All".
 >> Then I even went as far as deleting mythconverg and started the
 >> setup all over again. I am pretty stumped at this point. My next
 >> thought is to completely remove MythTV and rebuild/install it. My
 >> worry is that I won't be able to completely remove it all, like all
 >> the libraries, etc. It had 0.28 on this computer briefly before I
 >> reverted back to 0.27. 0.28 was installed and removed with apt-get
 >> whereas I compiled 0.27.  Is there a chance that there is still some
 >> 0.28 files laying around that may be causing this? 
 >>  
>  
>  Dit you on removing 0.28 also remove the .mythtv directory for the
>  user who ran that backend?
>  Could it be that somewhere the 0.28 database is still hanging around
>  and that your ~/.mythtv/config.xml is pointing wrong? If MythWeb and
>  your frontends are looking at one instance and mythfilldatabase is
>  adding data to another. I don't know if that is possible by accident,
>  but there are ways to run two versions in parallel.
>  
>  How about not removing MythTV, but clearing the disk and reinstall????
>  It seems somehow somewhere there are some hidden artefacts and why not
>  make sure that can not be on that machine! You can keep your
>  recording/data disk or backup important stuff to another disk/machine.
>  



> That's about where I'm at, I think I will just completely start
> from scratch. I'll save an image (in case i feel like trying this
> setup again) and blow it all away.  Arrgh!   :)  It's all on a RPI3
> so it's painfull to get anywhere quickly!


> Thanks for all the help.-- 

> Brett 

De Nada! I like a good puzzle, but also to find the solution. Keep us
informed if you find the cause. I almost certainly is something
stupidly simple. To simple to see!

Have you tried setting up a emulator on a fast machine. Makes the
installing and testing easier (ones you have that emulator setup)


Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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