[mythtv-users] Why does Myth HD channel scan miss some frequencies that HDhomerun gets?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jun 1 23:48:00 UTC 2007

On 06/01/2007 06:38 PM, Rick wrote:
> Allrighty... so can anyone answer the questions posted in the original 
> thread?
> An hdhomerun scan returns something like:
> SCANNING: 711000000 (us-cable:110, us-irc:110)
> LOCK: qam256 (ss=97 snq=100 seq=100)
> PROGRAM: 1: 57.1 WPSG-DT
> PROGRAM: 2: 0.0
> How would I convert that to the following mythtv channel fields?
> 	freqid
> 	tvformat
> 	mplexid
> 	serviceid
> 	atscrscid
> 	atsc_major_chan
> 	atsc_minor_chan

Oh, and in addition to mentioning Daniel's creating a new branch
specifically to improve channel scanning, I should have also mentioned
that Jarod Wilson spent days going through 0.20-fixes code and the
changes in SVN trunk to fix channel scanning for 0.20.1.  And, IIRC,
channel scanning for the HDHomeRun was one specific area he concentrated

So, my recommendation is to make sure you're running a current enough
version of 0.20-fixes.  (Jarod can probably provide a lot more info for


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