[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase with EIT data
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jul 20 21:47:49 UTC 2009
On 07/20/2009 02:23 AM, Richard Morton wrote:
> I saw this on the wiki "Its only function is to use an XMLTV
> <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/XMLTV> or zap2it
> <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Zap2it> grabber as defined in mythtv-setup
> <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythtv-setup>"; I took it at face value
> and went into the myth-frontend-setup and disabled the scheduled
> mythfilldatabase task (on my only backend) which was scheduled between
> 1 and 5 am.
> This worked fine until I had an electrician in to do some work; the
> server/backend was shut down and on restart there was nothing in the
> upcoming recordings. I was monitoring this remotely as we were away
> and this remained empty from Friday evening to Sunday evening.
> Upon running mythfilldatabase when I got back everything returned to
> So my question is; what else does mythfilldatabase do? Does the Myth
> database use in memory tables that need an initial kick?
> Should mythfilldatabase need to be run on boot?
> Is the wiki wrong?
> I have rescheduled mythfilldatabase to run overnight.
If you're truly using an EIT-only setup, there's no reason for it.
Something else was broken.
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