[mythtv-users] HD-Homerun rescan doesn't map chanel numbers

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Nov 3 21:07:33 UTC 2008


On 11/03/2008 03:43 PM, Allen Edwards wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 6:44 AM, Christopher X. Candreva wrote:
>   
>> I'm not sure how to describe this, so bear with me.
>>
>> After re-aiming my antenna yesterday to pick up additional digital chanels,
>> I did a rescan on my HD-Homerun to pick them up. When I initially set up
>> the
>> HD-Homerun, it maped the 'actual' ATSC channel numbers to the 'legacy'
>> changel numbers, as in WABC-DT New York is on ATSC 45.1-45.3, but got
>> mapped
>> as 7.1 - 7.3.
>>
>> The rescan yesterday, however, did not change the chanel number mapping,
>> instead adding the new chanels as their ATSC number. After doing the
>> initial
>> scan as "Minimal Update", I tried "Rename" and "Delete" -- and now ALL my
>> digital chanels are listed as their ATSC numbers.
>>
>> I don't think the stations all changed something, because my digital
>> converter box rescanned them correctly.
>>
>> Has something changed in Myth, or am I forgetting a step ?
> Someone else can probably speak more intelligently about this but I remember
> having this happen to me and I think I just deleted everything and started
> over. I mean, delete the HDHR, not all of myth :)  I can't remember how much
> tuner related setups I deleted but it isn't that hard to delete them all and
> re-enter them in order per the instructions.

Good advice.  Here's more info on the approach: 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034

Mike


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