[mythtv-users] Mixing off air and internet guide data
John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk
Mon Jul 30 17:16:31 UTC 2007
Ben Edwards wrote:
> On 29/07/07, James Fidell <james at fidell.co.uk> wrote:
>> Ben Edwards wrote:
>>> I am using the UK Radio Times guide data but the current grabber in
>>> Ubuntu Feisty. There are some new channels which are not included in
>>> the grabber. Was wondering if it was possible to use off-air DVB
>>> guide data for these 'missing' channels?
>> I use the RT data for most television channels and the transmitted EIT
>> data to fill in the radio stations and television channels that aren't
>> on the RT website.
>> I don't know what the "approved" way to do this is, but I found that
>> configuring a dvb-t card to do the EIT scan in mythtv-setup and running
>> mythfilldatabase, then editing the channel table in the database to set
>> "useonairguide" to 0 for those channels I want to use RT data and 1 for
>> those I need to take EIT data seems to work for me. If there's a way
>> to disable EIT data for some channels in the GUI somewhere, I've missed
> useonairguide is set to 1 for chanel I am trying to get EIT data.
> Thing is I cant find where in card configuration I can tell it to do a
> EIT scan. I am using a Nova-T with the 'DVB DTV capture card (v3.x)'
> Card Type.
Once you've got the options correctly set, you shouldn't need to do
anything else. Myth will do an EIT scan itself when it feels the need.
Watch the backend log if you want to see it happen.
John Veness, MythTV user
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