[mythtv-users] DVB OTA channel help
rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Mon Jan 23 03:45:46 UTC 2006
On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 09:06:44PM -0600, Brian Foddy wrote:
> On Sunday 22 January 2006 06:30 pm, Robert Tsai wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 04:57:18PM -0600, Brian Foddy wrote:
> > > I've been trying to get one last atsc channel working correctly
> > > in the myth database. Its the local ABC channel, and its HD
> > > broadcasting on channel 50.
> > >
> > > I admit my channel database is very old, since the wee-early
> > > days of hd in myth. At the time, I was able to do a full scan,
> > > and with a lot of manual tweaking of the database, I got the
> > > main channels ok (NBC, CBS, etc), but ABC has always been a
> > > wrong.
> > >
> > > I'm just looking for some process, manual or automatic scan to
> > > shove this channel in correctly, then I'll match up the xmltvid.
> > > Its a strong channel, so tuning it shouldn't be a problem.
> > >
> > > Anyone have any tips?
> > I have a similar problem; I can't get all available channels.
> > Have you tried repositioning the antenna? I'm at the point where I
> > have to choose between one PBS channel and ABC.
> I don't think mine is a reception issue. My TV picks up the channel
> very well. Its a database / setup. Without erasing all the channel
> database, I don't know how to add this one channel that, for
> whatever reason, didn't get set up right originally.
Just take a database backup, then go through mythtv-setup and drop all
your existing channel information. If you don't like it, then restore
from the backup.
FWIW, I've gone through the mythtv-setup channel setup a few times
without losing anything.
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