Mythtv 0.27 Frodo : Can watch Live TV but missing EPG guide data

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I cannot, for the life of me, get EPG data to populate the xbmc guide. I get the channel numbers and can watch TV via the HDHomerun Prime but cannot get guide data.

I had TVHeadend EPG working before I tried Mythtv. I wanted to switch to Mythtv because I'm in the US and had a lot of trouble with TVHeadend QAM encryption via Verizon Fios. Mythtv, seems to work great, except no guide data.

I have tried the following actions:
1. XBMC GUI: Live TV settings: Reset both PVR database and EPG databases.
2. Manually deleted userdata/Databases EPG7.db and TV22.db
3. "mythfilldatabase --grab-all" successfully completes without errors
4. Configured "tv_grab_na_dd --configure" both as mythtv user as well as my own account.
5. Configured "mythtv-setup" General settings to automatically update EPG and all Source and Inputs.

The XBMC log does not appear to indicate an issue. No warnings, nothing.

Tech Specs:
Running Frodo 12.2 on Ubuntu 13.04

Using Schedules Direct

My XBMC Mythtv PVR Client 0.27 provided by user nickr:
http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid...pid1552096

mythbackend --version
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MythTV Version : e5acf0c
MythTV Branch : fixes/0.27
Network Protocol : 77
Library API : 0.27.20131107-1
QT Version : 4.8.4
Options compiled in:
linux profile use_hidesyms using_alsa using_jack using_oss using_pulse using_pulseoutput using_backend using_bindings_php using_dvb using_frontend using_hdhomerun using_ceton using_hdpvr using_ivtv using_joystick_menu using_libcrypto using_lirc using_mheg using_opengl using_opengl_video using_qtwebkit using_qtscript using_qtdbus using_taglib using_v4l2 using_x11 using_xrandr using_profiletype using_mythlogserver using_bindings_php using_mythtranscode using_opengl using_vaapi using_vdpau using_ffmpeg_threads using_mheg

Again, via the Mythtv PVR client, I get all the channel numbers and watch live TV via the HDHomerun Prime but cannot get EPG guide data.

I appreciate your help in advance. Any suggestions?
(This post was last modified: 2013-12-07 23:01 by lurkingsheep.)
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Does mythfrontend and/or mythweb have epg?

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Hi nickr,

Actually, i dont have either installed. I'm just only as a backend. Is there a way via command line to tell if mythtv has EPG without having to install the frontend?

Thanks for the quick reply
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Yes look in the mythtv database.
Code:
mysql -h backend -u mythtv -p mythconverg
select * from program
where backend is the name or ip of your backend.

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(2013-12-07 23:23)nickr Wrote:  Yes look in the mythtv database.
Code:
mysql -h backend -u mythtv -p mythconverg
select * from program
where backend is the name or ip of your backend.

I believe I have EPG data in the mythtv backend database. It is in the following format:

Quote:| 1013 | 2013-12-07 20:30:00 | 2013-12-07 22:00:00 | Return to Downton Abbey | | A look back at ''Downton Abbey'' with the cast and crew; host Susan Sarandon. | Special | tvshow | 0000 | 0 | 0 | | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | EP01800834 | 2013-12-01 | Special | | | SH018008340000 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | STEREO | HARDHEAR | |
| 1013 | 2013-12-07 22:00:00 | 2013-12-07 23:30:00 | Oscar Hammerstein II -- Out of My Dreams | | Lyricist and librettist Oscar Hammerstein worked in theater for more than 40 years, writing lyrics to more than 1,000 songs and the books of 45 operettas and musicals. | Special | tvshow | 0000 | 0 | 1 | | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | EP01520799 | 2012-03-03 | Special | | | SH015207990000 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 1 | 0 | STEREO | HARDHEAR | |
| 1013 | 2013-12-07 23:30:00 | 2013-12-08 01:00:00 | Deepak Chopra MD: What Are You Hungry For? | | Dr. Deepak Chopra provides a step-by-step action plan for permanent weight loss and healthy eating. | Special | tvshow | 0000 | 0 | 0 | | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | EP01807297 | 2013-11-30 | Special | | | SH018072970000 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | STEREO | HARDHEAR | |
| 2550 | 2013-12-08 01:45:00 | 2013-12-08 02:00:00 | Tragaluz | | Entrevista a las personalidades con los temas del momento. | Interview | series | 0000 | 0 | 1 | | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | EP01416752 | 2011-05-14 | Series | | | SH014167520000 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 0 | | | |
| 2550 | 2013-12-08 01:00:00 | 2013-12-08 01:30:00 | Milenio Noticias | | Las noticias y actualidades a nivel nacional e internacional. | News | series | 0000 | 0 | 1 | | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | EP01182337 | 2009-08-21 | Series | | | SH011823370000 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 0 | 0 | | | |
| 1239 | 2013-12-08 22:00:00 | 2013-12-09 00:00:00 | Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery |
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Yes epg data seems to be there. A further check: You will need mythweb to schedule recordings anyway. Install it and check listings show up as expected.

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Sorry for the delay.

Yes. I installed Mythweb and I have a full listing guide. Looks nice actually.

I forgot to mention that both XBMC and Mythtvbackend are installed on the same server.

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OK well I am not sure why epg is not showing up in xbmc. It does for me. Perhaps a debug log would assist?

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DEBUG xbmc.log has been uploaded for your review:

http://pastebin.com/MFJ255zD

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I'm having the same issue with Gotham Alpha 11 and .27. I'll post a debug when I get home. I am not getting guide data on my raspberry pi's either (I think they're alpha 9 builds (rbej custom build from 10/2)), which would point to mythbackend being the cause of the break. I'm running the backend on Ubuntu 13.10 and everything is up to date.

When I get a chance I'll post both xbmc logs and a mythbackend log.
(This post was last modified: 2013-12-16 23:14 by rushingjs.)
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I have the same issue with the latest Gotham monthly build and MythTV .27.

EPG (via schedules direct) works fine in MythFrontEnd but doesn't show in XBMC and sometimes actually crashes XBMC when i try to look at the EPG there.

Any ideas other than waiting for the next monthly and hoping?
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debug log

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