[mythtv-users] Teething problem - duplicate channels
antony at wayforth.co.uk
Sun Nov 5 15:50:30 UTC 2006
Andrew Lyon wrote:
> On 11/5/06, Antony Gelberg <antony at wayforth.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've just set up a MythTV box with a single DVB-T card, and I can easily
>> say it's been one of the most rewarding home computing experiences I've
>> had for years. I look forward to getting my teeth stuck further in.
>> I have a question about the channel listing. In the mythtv-setup
>> channel listing, all is fine. However, if I look at it via mythweb
>> (much more useful imo), or indeed via the EPG, there is something odd
>> First in the list - all the channels that it should have picked up for
>> Freeview, radio included. However, xmltvid is empty, so these get
>> nothing in the EPG. Further on in the list are the TV channels,
>> duplicated from above, with xmltvid filled in, and channum set to a name
>> not number (e.g. "BBC ONE So" instead of 1.
>> I'd like to know why this might have happened, and what is the correct
>> set of channels to keep? Do I keep the ones with the real channums and
>> fill in the xmltvids manually?
> Thats what I did, I manually entered the xmltvid's into the channels
> I wanted to use and then ran mythfilldatabase.
> Timeconsuming, but it worked.. and hopefully you will only need to do it once.
Great, then that's what I'll do. I'm interested to know why I had the
problem that I did though.
Also, I take it that I have to keep on top of new channels when they
come out on Freeview, and re-run the channel scan?
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