[mythtv-users] Guide data problems
greg at phaze.org
Tue Dec 21 19:45:36 UTC 2004
> My provider is Eastlink (Analog), and my postal code is B0M 1P0. I find that
> the problem is most common on my channel 26 (YTV). Or perhaps I notice it
> the most there because I like to record some of their evening programming.
Me too,(I'm on Eastlink as well) I've seen this problem but it appears to
have gotten a lot worse in the past month. Before it was only visible
if you went a week ior more ahead. I've been hoping its just a temporary
> I just had a peek at my program guide, and data for most of the Canadian
> channels in the guide is missing from 8:00 to midnight on December 31. There
I can confirm this, I've seen this too, though I don't see it on any of my
BEV guide data (I have both BEV and cable)
> Here's some speculation: What if the data is inputted each day by the zap2it
> people, originally in Pacific time. When I try to fetch it, data gets
> retrieved from midnight till 8 PM, but the last 4 hours is missing, since it
> belongs to the next day in the data source time zone. Somehow mythtv doesn't
> recognise that the data is incomplete, and doesn't try to fetch it again
> until d-1.
Well in this case the bext way to find out would be to capture a copy of the
data myth is pulling from them and looking manually for anything in the
missing time frame.
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