[mythtv-users] Deleting a video source

Pete Cable petercable at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 09:35:03 UTC 2004


I *believe* you can run mythsetup and answer "yes" to the clear
channel lineup question. Then just add your new video source and
associate it with your tuner card. Voila!

Pete


On Sun, 10 Oct 2004 02:40:45 -0400, Tom Walsh <tom at openhardware.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> Shawn wrote:
> 
> >I've had to take drastic measures to correct some issues with my channel
> >lineup, and I would like to undo some of it. Let me explain.
> >
> >Comcast recently introduced the anarchy system in their efforts to
> >organize their channel lineup which myth did not correct with subsequent
> >mythfilldatabase runs pulling from the datadirect service. Though
> >datadirect was correct in that it listed the new channel numbers for the
> >stations who got relocated, the database continued to show the old ones.
> >
> >I then created a new video source and assigned that to my ivtv card, ran
> >mythfilldatabase, and all is well... Well, except that nuisance of an
> >old video source lying around.
> >
> >
> 
> Apparently, mistakes are not permitted. :P
> 
> I had a similar problem when upgrading from 0.14 to 0.15.  The old
> database was whacked somehow when attempting to use it with 0.15.
> Through dumping the database into a text file (mysqldump mythconverg >
> mythconverg.old), blowing away the mythconverg database (echo "drop
> database mythconverg;" | mysql).  I then created a new database (cat
> mc.sql | mysql -u root), created the correct entries by running
> mythsetup, dumped that database into another text file, patched the two
> together by replacing the offending entries with correct ones. (vi).
> Finally, blew the database out again, created a blank one again (mc.sql)
> and filled it with the correct info (cat mythconverg.edit | mysql -u root)
> 
> A lot of gyrations, but it is certainly nice to be using a database that
> will easily import / export via ascii text!
> 
> TomW
> 
> >One wonders how one is supposed to delete the old one... Anyone know?
> >
> >
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