AW: [mythtv-users] Dvb-s / Astra / German Channels
martin.bene at icomedias.com
Fri Nov 5 22:02:05 UTC 2004
> I searched around many many times and find some tips to
> import/convert the ~/.szap/channel.conf for myth but cant get it to
> work. Can anybody help me with tips or what to do.
> Or can anybody help me with a working sql-dump of the relevant tables.
> (imho channel, dvb_channel, dvb-pids ...)
> Im interested for all hints or solutions to see some german
> channels from the astra-satellite on my mythbox.
> I hope anybody will understand my bad english! ;-)
There's a script that can update existing channel information that don't
have dvb infos with corresponding entries from channel.conf - found it
when browing forums yesterday; can't remember where though, sorry :-)
match is by channel name.
At least I downloaded a copy, so I'll attach it here.
Worked for my test - I'd downloaded the initial channel config using
tv_grab_de_tvtoday (with a symlink as tv_grab_de so mythtv setup finds
After setup you must run mythfilldatabase --manual to add the info
mising in the xml data; the absolute minimum you've got to add foreach
channel is a channel number and the TV Format (PAL); you can leave all
other fields mythfilldatabase asks for blank.
The script matches channels to channels.conf by channel name, so you may
have to create a modified channels.conf with names matching your mythtv
conffig - the tvtoday stuff doesn't exactly match the names gathered by
If someone has a better method of getting dvb-s channel data set up -
I'm interested :-)
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