[mythtv-users] HDHR working but channel mapping is incorrect
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Apr 13 19:19:49 UTC 2009
On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 09:35:01AM -0700, Brad Fuller wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 9:24 AM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 8:54 PM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> One question about channels numbers which just aren't registering
> >>> for me. Let's take as an example the CW network since I seemed to find
> >>> everything for that channel. With analog TV on Comcast that's channel
> >>> 12 here in the South Bay. In the application that runs under Windows
> >>> it tells me that the CW is on channel 89-10. (with a higher
> >>> resolution version on 79-2 or 44.1.) In Myth I can tune to 89#10.
> >>> So my problem is what channel number do I give the standard
> >>> resolution CW channel?
> >>> 12 - analog number
> >>> 89#10 - HDHR tunes this OK
> >>> Or am I supposed to give it my own number, like 12.5, keeping it
> >>> aligned with it's analog counterpart? Will Myth be able to tune the
> >>> HDHR hardware if I change the channel number to 12.5? I'm probably
> >>> misunderstanding your suggestion. I feel like there a web site
> >>> somewhere that I just haven't read...
> >> The channel number is just for you. You can name it anything you like
> >> or keep what the scan numbered it. The frequency and freqid (in the
> >> dB) is what MythTV uses to tune. I name the channel to something
> >> slightly different too, to know what feed to was recorded from.
> >> --
> >> Brad Fuller
> > Ah, then for instance it's OK if I change the MTV channel from
> > whatever the scan found (maybe 94#5 or something like that) to 43.5?
> > That way the PVR analog MTV is 43, the HDHR digital MTV is 43.5 and
> > they both show up in the Program Guide next to each other?
> That's what I do.
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