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Topic # 25503 23-Aug-2008 14:42
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Hey there,
Using MP TV Server with XMLTV and currently this program to grab the epg listings for the Freeview channels.
However sky is input via svideo and i've got no listings for these channels.
Specifically i want to grab listings-all.xml.gz

Even a batch file solution would be fine.
Cheers.

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  Reply # 159151 23-Aug-2008 14:53
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No idea about MP but for a batch solution to get the xml file what I do for gbpvr is use this free app called url2file

url2file

So

url2file http://epg.pvr.geek.nz/epg/listings-all.xml.gz listings.gz
gzip -d listings.gz

rem creates a file called listings
ren listings listings.xml

rem - from here you can do whatever MP needs to load a XMLTV file





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  Reply # 159162 23-Aug-2008 16:40
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that url2file is cool, but I can't get the gzip to work, is that with another program or does url2file use that command?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 159165 23-Aug-2008 16:53
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gzip is freeware and be found here  gzip




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  Reply # 159170 23-Aug-2008 17:16
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O.. ha thank you Smile



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  Reply # 159196 23-Aug-2008 20:24
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If anyone wants to know, this seems to work though i havent imported yet.

----getepg.bat----
del tvguide.xml
wget http://epg.pvr.geek.nz/epg/listings-all.xml.gz
gzip -d listings-all.xml.gz
ren listings-all.xml tvguide.xml

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  Reply # 159223 23-Aug-2008 23:47
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How are you receiving Freeview?  UHF or Sat?
If you are receving via sat/DVB-S card then you don't need to use any other programs as you can grab the EPG directly via the sat.






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  Reply # 159228 24-Aug-2008 00:34
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HVR-2200 is a DVB-T/Analogue card.

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  Reply # 159235 24-Aug-2008 06:27
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eXDee: If anyone wants to know, this seems to work though i havent imported yet.

----getepg.bat----
del tvguide.xml
wget http://epg.pvr.geek.nz/epg/listings-all.xml.gz
gzip -d listings-all.xml.gz
ren listings-all.xml tvguide.xml


Same as what I suggested except using wget instead of url2file. The file imports fine directly into gbpvr




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  Reply # 159278 24-Aug-2008 11:44
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Any idea why the epg is outdated?
Box is called Sky1
63 is still called J2
Te Reo is missing data
Fashion TV is missing data

Is it my xmlguide.dtd file?

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  Reply # 159349 24-Aug-2008 16:34
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 I too have the sky channel connected via s-video to a nova dvb-s tv card receiving freeview . In the configure dialogue box , click on sources , s-video , tune . the sky channel will appear on whatever channel you have set ( providing the skybox is switched on ! ) You can then use the sky remote in the normal way to get epg .
 My problem is the EPG on freeview , I have a channel labeled epg audio , but no EPG , anyone sussed this out ?

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  Reply # 163558 10-Sep-2008 18:31
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Hi, using VMC -I have been able to download this file, although I had to manually create the freeviewchannelinfo.xml file, and use bladerunner to import it. I have SKy via mce150 and freeview dvbs working (finally) in VMC. Does anyone else have this configuration running correctly?
The import appears to work fine, but when I try to assign channels to the guide in VMC, I see there are several entries listed, but all the sky listings are blank, and only the freeview channels show EPG?
Any help would be appreciated.

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