[mythtv-users] Myth not scanning KTVU and KPIX anymore in San Jose CA
Big Wave Dave
bigwavedave at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 17:25:43 UTC 2009
> On Oct 2, 2009, at 12:38 AM, Big Wave Dave wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 12:26 AM, Praveen Shenoy <mythuser at comcast.net>
>>> I have tried multiple scans and have reinstalled myth but it seems to
>>> suddenly stopped detecting a few channels. The first 6 channels are no
>>> longed detected by myth scanner. I am using QAM-256 with comcast.
>>> Recently I started getting "the file for this recording could not be
>>> for channel 5 (705) recordings. I decided to rescan and that is when I
>>> realized I don't see channels between 2 and 6. I used to see channels
>>> starting at 2.1 and now it only starts at 7.1. Anybody know anything
>>> changes to comcast lineup that is causing this?
>> Funny that you mention that. I live in 95136 and was getting the
>> failed recordings the past several days. I did a rescan this morning,
>> and compared the scan to my original. Many of the channels had indeed
>> shifted slightly, but none of them were missing. Perhaps they are
>> still tweaking things in your neighborhood? Do you need to try a
>> different VCT ID perhaps?
>> Snippets from my rescan/update:
>> VCT_ID 3065
>> UPDATE channel SET mplexid=89,serviceid=1,channum='2',callsign='KTVU'
>> WHERE freqid=2 AND sourceid=2;
>> UPDATE channel SET mplexid=89,serviceid=3,channum='5',callsign='KPIX'
>> WHERE freqid=5 AND sourceid=2;
On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Praveen Shenoy <mythuser at comcast.net> wrote:
> Late last night I ran into the scte65scan twiki and tried the steps in there
> to grab the VCT_ID but could not find anything close to that on the "Current
> Channel Status" screen. I have a motorola dct22xx. Any tips on finding that
> we very helpful. I also wanted to try the scte65scan itself but did not have
> cc installed on the box, so could not compile. I am planning to give that a
> shot tonight. I don't believe the channels are different in different zip
> codes in san jose. Also, I see that you have KTVU and KPIX instead of KTVUDT
> and KPIXDT. I don't understand much about this, but if I look at the
> schedules direct report, they have different logical channel numbers. KTVU
> is at 2 and KTVUDT at 702 and from what I see, KTVU used to be the analog
> channel and KTVUDT is for the digital channel. Does that sound right?
> Do you think, I could use your scte65scan output sql you generated on my
Don't forget to bottom-post, or people make get grumpy around here. ;-)
Those callsigns are what it picked up during the scan. In the past I
have gone into the database and edited them to match the Schedules
Direct naming. It doesn't take long to touch-up.
This may not be entirely useful, but it is the update/rescan I did
using the scte56scan.
If nothing else, it will hopefully get you pointed in the right direction.
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