[mythtv-users] Issue with multiple sources for HD with zap2it and setting them to use 1 HD card. Sourcid problem?
kuphal at dls.net
Fri May 19 14:53:23 UTC 2006
Gene Stapp wrote:
> I found some channels in testing on my qam cable system. The channels in
> question are tnt-hd, cinemax hd, and starz-hd. To get the zap2it lineups
> for these channels I had to create a new login for zap2it and 2 new
> listing sources from somewhere in virginia with a dish network listing
> and a digital cable source in new york city because since these are in
> "testing" they are not officially in zap2it or anywhere else. My problem
> is, when I edit the sourceid to match my qam card, it works but only
> until the next mythfilldatabase run. Then it says no data for the edited
> channels and then the new channels pop back in without the freqid, and
> the multiplex info, while still leaving the modified sources but with No
> data in the guide. Also the source id on these channels that are created
> go back to 5 and 6. (I have to edit source id to 1 to get it to work
> with my HD qam card in channel database)
> Is there something I'm missing here? If i leave them as sourceid 5 and 6
> it won't use my hd recorder card and it then will miss the recordings.
> Am I supposed to import these channels into my main HD listing source
> (source id 1).
> channel listing:
What you're missing is that you can only have one source per card and
that source and it's channels are maintained by zap2it and
That being said, I *think* you could do something like this:
Copy channel from source 5 to source 1 so you have two of them but
obvioulsy change the source for the copy to 1. If they have identical
callsigns, I believe Myth will only show them once in the guide. Since
you have no cards that have source 5 defined, it should only try to
record on the duplicate channel on source 1.
I don't think that mythfilldatabase will try to remove the extra channel
but I'm not 100% sure.
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