[mythtv-users] Mass channel deletes
mkundinger at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 20 02:38:54 UTC 2005
Easiest way I've found to delete a bunch of arbitrary channels is to
get MythWeb working, and do it through the web interface.
I do this regularly when Zap2It adds new satellite channels.
--- Dave Sherohman <esper at sherohman.org> wrote:
> Since I didn't recognize all the abbreviated channel IDs, I just set
> myself up initially for all channels that I receive when I signed up
> with zap2it. I've now gone through and identified about two dozen
> channels that don't interest me and have removed them from my zap2it
> Section 22.9 of the howto states that I now should go into the
> database directly and run a couple SQL statements to get rid of "the"
> channel I deleted... but that seems a bit labor-intensive when you're
> doing more than a couple channels all at once. Is there a quicker
> way to do a bulk channel removal? Would I break my existing
> recordings or upcoming recording schedule if I just deleted all
> records from the channel table, then ran mythfilldatabase manually to
> reconstruct it?
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