[mythtv-users] Can't find all of my digital cable channels
tcarroll at ursinus.edu
Fri Dec 28 14:04:48 UTC 2007
I've just recently set up my first MythTV box, using Mythbuntu. The
hardware seems to be working great so far:
Athlon 64X2 4000
When I scan for channels in the MythTV setup, I don't get all of my
digital channels. I've got Comcast digital cable in the Philadelphia
area (Malvern) and a membership to Schedules Direct with the right
I set up my card as DVB and scan QAM-256. I get many channels, but not
nearly all of them. For example, I can find the history channel, espn
classic, and discovery health, but NOT comedy central, espn, and
discovery. I get locks on some channels but then get a "no tables"
I'm about to try the old manual adding of channels that I found on the
mythtv wiki at
However, it looks slow and painful (and isn't guaranteed to produce
better results), so I'm hoping that someone has some advice.
Thanks for your help!
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