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  Reply # 499750 30-Jul-2011 14:57 Send private message

Yes it is, which indicates that EPG grabbing is either not turned off on the DVB-T cards or that the satellite transponders only have full data for the channels on those transponders and now/next for the others. I keep separate channels in MP and use the EPG Collector for EPG...

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  Reply # 499757 30-Jul-2011 15:13 Send private message

Okay, I can confirm that each transponder only has full EIT EPG for the channels on that transponder. No "EIT other" table.

@mcraenz: do you have the idle EPG grabber enabled, because I wonder whether the timeshifting EPG grabber would actually grab data from the DVB-T tuner [unintentionally - as a bug] or be smart enough to grab data from the DVB-S tuner [as it should] when you're actually timeshifting on the DVB-T version of a channel.



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  Reply # 499765 30-Jul-2011 15:22 Send private message

I can confirm that I have disabled EPG grabbing on both DVB-T cards... Will upload the logs as soon as I can to see better what's going on.

I've also ticked the "grab EPG only for channels on the same transponder" option.




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  Reply # 499769 30-Jul-2011 15:26 Send private message

Looks like I have both enabled. Could this be my problem?





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  Reply # 499771 30-Jul-2011 15:27 Send private message

Quite possibly. Try disabling the timeshifting one please and see how you go.

mm



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  Reply # 499779 30-Jul-2011 15:49 Send private message

I don't want to speak too soon, but I think that this has solved my problem. I did the following two things and then refreshed the EPG:

1. Checked the "grab EPG only for channels on the same transponder" option
2. Unchecked the "EPG grabbing while timeshifting/recording" button

I then refreshed the EPG

After about 10 - 15 minutes the EPG regenerated and I can see that I have the full 7 days on the previously problematic channels.

Fingers crossed, and thanks!!!

Is this a bug do you think? If so, should I try to reproduce the problem and post again with logs?




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  Reply # 499780 30-Jul-2011 15:51 Send private message

mm1352000: 
@mcraenz: do you have the idle EPG grabber enabled, because I wonder whether the timeshifting EPG grabber would actually grab data from the DVB-T tuner [unintentionally - as a bug] or be smart enough to grab data from the DVB-S tuner [as it should] when you're actually timeshifting on the DVB-T version of a channel.


Yeah you might be on to something there.  I've only ever used grabbing while idle. I run my TVServer 24/7 so it's never been an issue.



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  Reply # 499783 30-Jul-2011 16:07 Send private message

I've got to be honest - I hate EPG issues! I find them really hard to deal with so I'm happy we have a good result in this case. I can try and find some time to look into the EPG grabbing logic, but it probably won't be this week. I'm just too busy...

mm

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  Reply # 499804 30-Jul-2011 16:58 Send private message

Yeah it would be good to have the logs Blur, I might be able to take a wee look too. To be honest I wrote the original code for "Disable EPG grabbing on card x" Surprised (For the exact reason of NZ DVB-T now and next data)  But that was before the grab epg while timeshifting feature was added, well that's my story and I'm sticking to it! 





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Reply # 499937 31-Jul-2011 07:28 Send private message

mcraenz: Yeah it would be good to have the logs Blur, I might be able to take a wee look too. To be honest I wrote the original code for "Disable EPG grabbing on card x" Surprised (For the exact reason of NZ DVB-T now and next data)  But that was before the grab epg while timeshifting feature was added, well that's my story and I'm sticking to it! 


Cool - I'll see what I can do later today.

Can confirm everything is all still working so I am very happy

A big thanks to mcraenz and mm1352000 for their help on this one, you guys are invaluable on this forum.

B.




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