[mythtv-users] Lost channel icons and names...
roland at astrofoto.org
Tue Apr 4 18:37:37 UTC 2006
>>>>> "mtb" == Michael T Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> writes:
mtb> On 04/02/2006 05:31 PM, Roland Roberts wrote:
>> For some reason, it would not actually *update* the icon column in the
>> channel table. I took the somewhat extreme approach of deleting the
>> contents of the table then running mythfilldatabase and it pulled in the
>> channel info and icons from my lineup.
mtb> mythfilldatabase will only update the icon if its value is
mtb> 'none' or ''. This is by design to allow you to store your
mtb> icons where you want--I don't want mine in ~/.mythtv/channels.
That's perfectly reasonable, but mine *were* all 'none'. I looked. I
wasn't quite sure if that was literal or if it was msql-speak for a null
mtb> You could also have done:
mtb> UPDATE channel SET icon = '';
mtb> and then ran the commands to import your icons.
Maybe I'll try that for kicks-and-grins, but it didn't do anything with
It did work just fine with I ran the regular mythfilldatabase job with
an empty channel and program table.
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