DVB EPG Grabber not working (UK - Freesat Info) (1 Viewer)

DragonQ

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So now the Sky UK EPG grabber won't work due to changes made by Sky, I figured I'd try to use the Freesat EPG instead, which is transmitted over DVB-S on a channel called Freesat Info. However, I haven't used the DVB EPG grabber in probably years and it doesn't seem to work. Here's the log extract:

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[2018-01-14 16:31:47,889] [EPG    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Grab for card:#5 transponder #1/1 channel: Freesat Info
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,890] [EPG    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - EpgCard: grab epg on card: #5 transponder: #0 ch:Freesat Info
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,897] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - RemoteControl: RegisterChannel first called in Domain TVService.exe for thread DVB EPG timer with id 5
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,921] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - CardReservationBase.RequestCardTuneReservation: placed reservation with id=1, tuningdetails=DVBS:radio:Freesat Freesat Info Freq:11425000 ONID:59 TSID:2315 SID:10530 PMT:0xE10 FTA:True LCN:10000 SymbolRate:27500 Modulation:ModNotSet Polarisation:LinearH InnerFecRate:Rate2_3 DisEqc:None band:Universal Pilot:NotSet RollOff:NotSet
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,924] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - TVServerKodi: OnTvServerEvent: StartZapChannel
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,926] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - card: Tune on card 5 to subchannel Freesat Info
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,928] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - card: user: epg:5:-1 tune DVBS:radio:Freesat Freesat Info Freq:11425000 ONID:59 TSID:2315 SID:10530 PMT:0xE10 FTA:True LCN:10000 SymbolRate:27500 Modulation:ModNotSet Polarisation:LinearH InnerFecRate:Rate2_3 DisEqc:None band:Universal Pilot:NotSet RollOff:NotSet
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,933] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvbs: Tune:DVBS:radio:Freesat Freesat Info Freq:11425000 ONID:59 TSID:2315 SID:10530 PMT:0xE10 FTA:True LCN:10000 SymbolRate:27500 Modulation:ModNotSet Polarisation:LinearH InnerFecRate:Rate2_3 DisEqc:None band:Universal Pilot:NotSet RollOff:NotSet
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,934] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvbs:  Tune:DVBS:radio:Freesat Freesat Info Freq:11425000 ONID:59 TSID:2315 SID:10530 PMT:0xE10 FTA:True LCN:10000 SymbolRate:27500 Modulation:ModNotSet Polarisation:LinearH InnerFecRate:Rate2_3 DisEqc:None band:Universal Pilot:NotSet RollOff:NotSet
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,935] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:GetNewSubChannel:0 #0
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,939] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - TvDvbChannel ctor new subchIndex:0
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,940] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - card: AddTuneEvent card: 5 / subch: 0
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,940] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - LNB low:9750 hi:10600 switch:11700
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,942] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvbs:channel modulation is set to ModNotSet
[2018-01-14 16:31:47,943] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvbs:channel FECRate is set to Rate2_3
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,045] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:Submiting tunerequest Channel:Freesat Info subChannel:0
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,046] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:using existing subchannel:0
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,046] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:Submit tunerequest size:1 new:0
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,046] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 OnBeforeTune
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,047] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:Submit tunerequest calling put_TuneRequest
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,518] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: LoadSettings()
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,523] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - NetworkMonitorHandler: Network monitor started
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,679] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - NetworkMonitorHandler: Idle limit in KB/s: 128
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,684] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: SetWakeupTimer()
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,732] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: Inspecting Scheduled Recordings: 14/01/2018 22:27:00
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,734] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: New next wakeup time 14/01/2018 22:27:00 found by Scheduled Recordings
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,735] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: Set wakeup timer to wakeup system at 14/01/2018 22:24:00
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,737] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: CheckForStandby()
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,760] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - MPExtendedPowerHandler.DisAllowShutdown: last activity is 14/01/2018 11:49:20, difference is 04:42:28.4422465, thus returning False
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,792] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: SetStandbyMode(StandbyAllowed)
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,793] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [INFO ] - PS: System changed from busy state to idle state
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,794] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: System is idle and may go to standby
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,794] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: Active standby is disabled - standby is handled by Windows
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,805] [Log    ] [PS StandbyWakeup] [DEBUG] - PS: Requests preventing Windows standby: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\TeamViewer_Desktop.exe
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,901] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:Submit tunerequest done calling put_TuneRequest
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,901] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 OnAfterTune
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,904] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - RunGraph
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,905] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 OnGraphStart
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,905] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:  RunGraph
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,962] [Log    ] [12       ] [INFO ] - Controller: epg stop
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,963] [EPG    ] [12       ] [INFO ] - EPG: grabber stopped..
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,963] [EPG    ] [12       ] [INFO ] - EpgCard: card: 5 stop grabbing
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,964] [EPG    ] [12       ] [INFO ] - EpgGrabbing: Stop - user epg
[2018-01-14 16:31:48,965] [Log    ] [12       ] [INFO ] - user:epg remove
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,693] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - dvb:  LockInOnSignal ok
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,694] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 OnGraphStarted
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,706] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 SetupPmtGrabber:pid E10 sid:2922
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,706] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 set pmt grabber pmt:E10 sid:2922
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,707] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 set ca grabber
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,708] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - WaitForPMT: Waiting for PMT E10
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,896] [Log    ] [21       ] [INFO ] - subch:0 OnPMTReceived() pmt:E10 ran:True dynamic:False
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,896] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - WaitForPMT: Found PMT after 0.1885239 seconds.
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,899] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 SendPmt:2922 2922 FFFFFFFF 15
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,902] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Decode pmt
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,902] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Set descriptor data with length 3
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,903] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Set descriptor data with length 3
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,903] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Set descriptor data with length 3
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,903] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Set descriptor data with length 3
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,903] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Set descriptor data with length 3
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,903] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 SendPMT: Channel is FTA, nothing to do.
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,911] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 SetMpegPidMapping
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,911] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:E13 pcr
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,911] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:E10 pmt
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,913] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:E13 audio lang: type:MPEG-2
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,913] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0    map pid:E13 audio lang: type:MPEG-2
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,914] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:C1D type:5
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,914] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:C1E type:5
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,914] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:C1F type:5
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,914] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:C20 type:5
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,914] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:C21 type:5
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,914] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:E11 type:B
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,915] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0  pid:E12 type:B
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,916] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Number of HWPIDS that needs to be sent to tuner :7
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,916] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - OnPMTReceived: MDAPI disabled. Possible reasons are _mdplugs=null or provider not listed
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,917] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - subch:0 stop tif
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,917] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - WaitForPmt: PMT handling took 0.0200025 seconds.
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,954] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - card: Tuner locked: True
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,954] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - **************************************************
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,954] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - ***** SIGNAL LEVEL: 64, SIGNAL QUALITY: 100 *****
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,954] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - **************************************************
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,955] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - card: tuned user: epg subchannel: 0
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,955] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - user:epg add
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,956] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - CardReservation.RemoveTuneTicket: removed reservation with id=1, tuningdetails=DVBS:radio:Freesat Freesat Info Freq:11425000 ONID:59 TSID:2315 SID:10530 PMT:0xE10 FTA:True LCN:10000 SymbolRate:27500 Modulation:ModNotSet Polarisation:LinearH InnerFecRate:Rate2_3 DisEqc:None band:Universal Pilot:NotSet RollOff:NotSet
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,957] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - card: SignalTuneEvent card: 5 / subch: 0
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,957] [Log    ] [DVB EPG timer] [DEBUG] - TVServerKodi: OnTvServerEvent: EndZapChannel
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,957] [EPG    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Tuning finished but EpgGrabber no longer enabled
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,957] [EPG    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Epg: card:5 could not start dvbt grabbing
[2018-01-14 16:31:49,957] [EPG    ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - EpgCard: unable to grab epg transponder: 0 ch: Freesat Info started on -1
I have no idea why it's referencing "dvbt" since "card 5" is DVB-S. I have EPG grabbing enabled for timeshifting, recording, and idle, and I have both "Grab EPG only for channels on the same transponder" and "Store data only for the selected channels" unticked. Any ideas?
 

mm1352000

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    I have no idea why it's referencing "dvbt" since "card 5" is DVB-S.
    ...and I have no idea what you're referring to. ;)


    To me it looks like this is the issue:
    [2018-01-14 16:31:49,957] [EPG ] [DVB EPG timer] [INFO ] - Tuning finished but EpgGrabber no longer enabled

    You must restart the TV service after enabling the DVB EPG grabber. Also, there's always the possibility that the custom data grabber version of TV Server that you're using has hard-code-disabled the built-in EPG grabber.
     

    DragonQ

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    Ah good point, maybe it is disabled. I guess I'll have to do a clean uninstall and reinstall...kinda sucks since I haven't done that in years and that might introduce other issues.
     

    mm1352000

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    I want to emphasize that I only said it was a possibility.

    kinda sucks since I haven't done that in years and that might introduce other issues.
    These are the trade-offs of using a custom version.
     

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