[mythtv-users] How to map digital channels from hdhomerun to recordable HD channels in channel guide?
myth at dermanouelian.com
Sun Apr 6 03:57:57 UTC 2008
Marc MERLIN wrote:
> [please ignore forced reply-to and do Cc me on replies, even though I am on
> the list]
> So, I have my hdhomerun mostly working with myth 0.20.2 (I'll upgrade to
> 0.21 soon), I can tune channels, but I don't get any program guide data for
> them in the channel guide.
> I did read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HDHomeRun and
> and did setup two lineups in schedulesdirect:
> 95014 Cupertino, US Comcast Cable
> 95014 Cupertino, US Comcast - Digital CableDigital
> Unfortunately, the channels from
> don't match the channel numbers I get from hdhomerun, namely:
> 2.1 = KTVU/CVS
> 4.2 = KRON/NBC
> 5.1 = KPIX/CBS
> 7.1 = KGO/ABC
> 9.1 = KQED
> 10.1 = KTEH
> 11.1 = NBC 11
> vs some numbering which I guess is used on comcast cable boxes (3 digit
> channel numbers, no dots)
> And just to make things more confusing, channels numbers from this page:
> or that page:
> use yet a 3rd and 4th non matching recording scheme.
> I realize that this must be an FAQ, and yet I can't find a good page
> explaining how to do make my mapping work, or what's up with 4 different channel
> numbering schemes.
> How I do match schedulesdirect listing names with hdhomerun channel numbers
> so that mythtv can record the HD version of the shows I watch?
Channel numbers are irrelevant (they are just cosmetic and can be
anything). The xmltvid is the important piece which is usually lined up
automagically with the callsign. I don't have cable so I can't help
specifically with that, but this info should help get you closer.
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