[mythtv-users] Schedules Direct - how to create 2 lineups from same source

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Jul 3 14:55:07 UTC 2010


  On 07/03/2010 10:29 AM, derdev wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Jul 2010 23:29:05 -0400, "Michael T. Dean" wrote:
>> On 07/02/2010 09:51 PM, Brad Fuller wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 18:44, Cecil Watson wrote:
>>>>> Thanks Cecil. Let me ask a few questions, if you don't mind:
>>>> You're welcome.
>>>>> If I delete the channels in the Channel Editor by source, wouldn't it
>>>>> also delete the channels to the other card that's using that download?
>>>> No, it won't. If card one if bound to my_provider and card two to my_provider_all, deleting a channel for source my_provider won't have an affect on my_provider_all.
>>> cool. I'll try it!
>> The critical distinction being that:
>>
>> A MythTV Video Source is /not/ a Schedules Direct Lineup.
>>
>> Multiple MythTV video sources may share a single Schedules Direct
>> lineup.  Therefore, set up one lineup with all the channels and 2 video
>> sources--each with only the channels available on the input to which
>> that source is connected.
>>
>> (So, yes, Cecil's approach is perfect, and it will work! :)
> Be sure to make the channels you don't want "not visible" instead of
> deleting them.  Otherwise they'll just pop in again when the lineup is
> refreshed.

Not if you follow Cecil's instructions:  "Go back to General and add 
'--remove-new-channels' to the 'mythfilldatabase Arguments'.  Manually 
run mythfilldatabase with --remove-new-channels to update your guide 
data."  :)

Mike


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