[mythtv-users] Can I setup xmltv before changing grabbers in mythtv-setup?

Mark Goldberg marklgoldberg at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 21:53:50 UTC 2020

On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 you wrote:

>On 6/8/20 6:59 AM, Mark Goldberg wrote:
>> I'm currently using the Data Direct grabber. Can I setup XMLTV from the
>> command line per the Wiki,
>Yes. Changing schedulesdirect' to'tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlit' is
>the "on/off" switch, if you will (I use tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite.)
>matching channels with my current lineups before
>> making any changes in mythtv-setup? If it goes south or takes a week to
>> accomplish, I don't want Mythtv to be down. I will need two lineups, local
>> off the air and Dish. After setting up XMLTV, then I'd like to go into
>> mythtv-setup and change grabbers and lineups.
>That's the way I did it.
>There's a note near the top of the Wiki that mentions:
>... By running all programs as user mythtv ... You'll
>really want to do that. After things are setup, then
>if you run mythfilldatabase manually, then do that as
>user mythtv too. Same if MFDB is run out of cron etc.

I don't use systemd to start mythtv. It's started with my own scripts.
This is an installation that dates back to 2006 but has been upgraded
many times since. It runs as mythtv and I can log in as such.



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