[vdr] EPG Question (concerning BBC3 and BBC4)
jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 6 19:42:49 CET 2007
On Mon, 2007-02-05 at 20:12 +0100, Brian wrote:
> Tony Grant wrote:
> > Le lundi 05 février 2007 à 17:49 +0100, Brian a écrit :
> >> BBC3 and BBC4 only start to show programs at 19:00 UK time. My EPG for
> >> these programs comes via the internet. If I try to look at the EPG for
> >> those channels before 19:00, then they are not even shown in the list of
> >> programs I have EPG for on the OSD.
> >> I assume this is a desired behaviour of VDR. If so, any way to change it?
> >> I didn't find anyway in the Menus.
> > I use the following method:
> > - grab the EPG from the radio times site with xmltv
> > - feed vdr with xmltv2vdr
> > - vdr updates "on the fly" EPG data for changed times
> > And I use vdradmin rather than the OSD so you see the timelines of 3 and
> > 4 starting at 7. Before then you do have ceebeebies and the other kids
> > channel onn the same frequency
> > Cheers
> > Tony
> I get the EPG into VDR the same way. And I can see it via VDRAdmin. Its
> just I want to see it on the OSD before 7pm if at all possible.
> Cheers Brian
I use the off-air EPG and the display of BBC3/4 is OK right now (18:30).
When you look at the EPG in vdradmin do you see any programs covering
the period when the channel is off-air?
I see token schedule entries covering the off-air period:
05:32 - 12:00 'This is BBC THREE'
12:00 - 18:58 'This is BBC THREE'
18:58 - 19:00 'Welcome to BBC THREE'
19:00 - 20:00 'Dog Borstal'
Perhaps the issue with xmltv2vdr is that there are voids in the schedule
data which (might) cause the channel not to be listed in the schedule
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