[clug] Odd Mythtv Problem

Mike J astro_mikel at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 8 05:18:59 GMT 2007

I've never used MythTV hopefully 1 day....but...

if you can run it from the terminal without fault why not just cron it?

should be pretty easy.


> Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 16:11:20 +1100
> From: ifb777 at tpg.com.au
> To: linux at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [clug] Odd Mythtv Problem
> G.Day List Members
> I have recently re-built my Myth box adding a bit of improved hardware 
> and reinstalling Myth using Mythbuntu.  This approach certainly takes 
> the pain out of install Mythtv taking around 1 hour to have a working 
> Myth system including installing Shepherd as the TV Guide grabber.  
> However I am left with an odd problem in that "Mythfilldatabase" wont 
> run automatically.  I can run the process from a terminal and it 
> performs faultlessly, populating the database with a full week programme 
> guide.  Selecting run mythfilldatabase automatically in setup however 
> produces no data.  The application has a start and end time in the same 
> minute ( according to Status) but no guide data.
> I was wondering if any of you Mythtv Gurus have encountered a similar 
> problem and may be able to point me in the direction of a solution.
> Regards
> Ian Bardsley
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