dmoo1790 at ihug
Apr 29, 2012, 6:17 PM
Post #7 of 34
On 30/04/2012, at 11:52 AM, "Steven Ellis" <steven [at] openmedia> wrote:
> On Sun, April 29, 2012 6:38 pm, David Moore wrote:
>> On 29/04/2012, at 5:24 PM, Curtis Walker <sultanoswing [at] gmail> wrote:
>>> OK - so I have my EPG grabber script working well
>>> Trouble is, the freeview.xml.gz data only covers the 'main'
>>> Freeview|HD channels (1, 2, 3, 4, Maori, U, TV3 Plus 1, C4, Prime,
>>> Parliament, Radio NZ and Basefm).
>>> With so many 'niche' channels starting up (ChoiceTV, TV33, TV9,
>>> CentralTV etc), is there any way of getting their program data in to
>>> Myth? I assume they send EIT data, which would give me at least
>>> short-term program info. I'm on DVB, with no satellite card or aerial.
>>> So: how to set up my backend so the channels without grabber epg data
>>> can still pull some programme info?
>> You could try this: http://mhegepgsnooppy.sourceforge.net/
> So who here is using this for the DTT channels?
> I've had a play with mhegepgsnooppy and what I really need is a way to
> provide a mapping file rather than have it probe the MythTV database. The
> box i'd usually be running this on has a tuner card, but isn't running
> Steven Ellis - Technical Director
> OpenMedia Limited - The Home of myPVR
> email - steven [at] openmedia
> website - http://www.openmedia.co.nz
I use it but then I wrote it. :) An option to use an external channel map file is doable. I'll have a think and let you know if/when I can do it.
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