[mythtv-users] Killing all known channels, dead

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Nov 1 11:43:14 EST 2005


On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 06:35:33PM +0200, Dag Nygren wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Look at it from another point of view.
> > 
> > In certain countries instead of channels going off air
> > like they do in the uk, they cease to exist and reappear
> > again when they are needed. This normally happens where there
> > is a HD channel as well as SD for the same station.
> > 
> > For people in these areas it was playing havoc with their
> > schedules etc because stations kept appearing and disappearing.
> > 
> > Better to have the slight inconvienience of a rescan every now
> > and then, than break things every night :-)
> > 
> > FWIW. Most set top boxes these days don't explicitly rescan,
> > some notice and ask first.
> 
> Fair enough,
> but shouldn't this be accessible through the standard user interface
> without having to startup a special setup program, which cannot
> be started through the remote?
> 

It's a nice idea, but nobody has written the code.


Stuart



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