[mythtv-users] Mixing off air and internet guide data
support at ocg.ca
Tue Jul 31 02:35:17 UTC 2007
Does this work if you change the channel numbers (to prevent overlapping
channels from multiple sources)? I'm not sure if EIT data will overwrite
data based on channel or callsign.
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of James Fidell
> Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 6:42 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Mixing off air and internet guide data
> 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 it.
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