[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase failing

Jan Ceuleers jan.ceuleers at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 17:30:15 UTC 2021

On 30/01/2021 18:21, Mary Strimel wrote:

> 2021-01-30 12:13:52.213011 E  Malformed XML file, missing </tv> element,
> at line 1, Premature end of document.
> I'm pretty sure it's not a permissions issue, because FIOS.xmltv is
> owned by mythtv:mythtv, and it has identical permissions to my
> Antenna.xmltv which works fine on mythfilldatabase. I also looked inside
> the two files and they are pretty much identical except the lineup ID,
> which (I assume) is correct since, as noted, the grabber works fine when
> run on its own.
> Where should I look next?

The error message is that the file is malformed because it does not
contain a </tv> element. Does it? It's normally on the last line of the

Please show us the output of the following command:

tail /home/mythtv/.mythtv/FIOS.xmltv

Cheers, Jan

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