bjdacre at gmail
Mar 20, 2012, 4:31 PM
Post #5 of 11
On 21 March 2012 07:59, Nick Rout <nick.rout [at] gmail> wrote:
Re: Programs disappearing from my program table...
[In reply to]
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:18 AM, Brendan Dacre <bjdacre [at] gmail> wrote:
> > On 20 March 2012 18:04, Nick Rout <nick.rout [at] gmail> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Brendan Dacre <bjdacre [at] gmail>
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I have just started running solorvox's mheg2xmltv script to dump mheg
> >> > data
> >> > from my terrestrial card into my database. This works well until
> >> > mythbackend for some reason deletes the program data for prime, c4 and
> >> > some
> >> > of the data for tv3 plus1, usually within half an hour of running
> >> > mythfilldatabase. Other data may be getting deleted as well but I
> >> > notice
> >> > the channels on which I have scheduled recordings.
> >> >
> >> > I can't see anything in the mythtvbackend log other than reschedules
> >> > recording the drop in scheduled programs. What backend process would
> >> > delete
> >> > programs and why? OK, obviously programs are aged from the program
> >> > table
> >> > after the scheduled broadcast time, but these are future programs.
> >> >
> >> I suspect you are running eit as well as mythbackend. EIT will not
> >> have much info and is correcting (for want of a better word) the info
> >> put there by mythfilldatabase.
> > Nick,
> > You are correct, I am running eit as well. I thought about this, but
> > of the TVNZ data ever gets deleted, so I concluded that this was not the
> > problem. Also, having both eit and epg data saved me once or twice on my
> > satellite system when the epg data got screwed up on SBS 2. As far as I
> > see, the eit data should just 'correct' the last two entries.
> > Anyway, in the interests of science, I disabled the eit data and so far,
> > looks like you are right. I don't know why. There are a lot less
> > reschedule events in the log which I assume were provoked by getting the
> > data, but the imported data survived a number of these events before
> > deleted. Oh well, I guess I don't really need the eit data...
> EIT on DVB-T in NZ is limited pretty well to now and next, whereas on
> DVB-S it is pretty comprehensive.
OK, stopping eit slowed the deletion down, but didn't stop it...
2012-03-21 10:04:00.621 Reschedule requested for id 0.
2012-03-21 10:04:01.145 Scheduled 47 items in 0.5 = 0.03 match + 0.48 place
2012-03-21 10:04:29.263 TVRec(28): ASK_RECORDING 28 29 0 0
2012-03-21 10:04:29.297 TVRec(26): ASK_RECORDING 26 29 0 0
2012-03-21 10:04:29.514 TVRec(29): ASK_RECORDING 29 29 0 0
2012-03-21 10:04:29.865 TVRec(30): ASK_RECORDING 30 29 0 0
2012-03-21 10:04:29.954 TVRec(27): ASK_RECORDING 27 29 0 0
2012-03-21 10:05:02.308 TVRec(26): Changing from None to RecordingOnly
2012-03-21 10:05:02.325 ProgramInfo(): Updated pathname '':'' ->
2012-03-21 10:05:02.346 TVRec(26): HW Tuner: 26->26
2012-03-21 10:05:03.967 AutoExpire: CalcParams(): Max required Free Space:
3.0 GB w/freq: 14 min
2012-03-21 10:05:04.013 Started recording: Doco Of The Week - Oceans Of
Plastic: channel 1007 on cardid 26, sourceid 1
2012-03-21 10:05:06.526 TVRec(26): rec->GetFileName():
2012-03-21 10:07:42.503 Reschedule requested for id -1.
2012-03-21 10:07:44.415 Scheduled 34 items in 1.9 = 1.55 match + 0.35 place
At 10:04 we have 47 items being processed (probably about 30 actually
scheduled) and at 10:07 we have 34 (about 12 actually scheduled). All of
my Prime, some of my TV3 Plus1 and Four scheduled programs are gone. But
never any TVNZ. All the TVNZ 7 programs are rock solid and have been from
So, back to square 1...