[mythtv-users] Comcast moved 2 channels - what to do?
markknecht at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 01:47:54 UTC 2010
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 6:39 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 6:27 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
>>> Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> writes:
>>>> This had been in the message section of my STB. Today Comcast moved
>>>> channel 35 (FOOD) to channel 34, and moved channel 41 (TBS) to channel
>>>> How do I best handle this sort of change in Myth? Is there a place to
>>>> modify this in the frontend? I don't really want to do a complete new
>>>> scan. Maybe it happens automatically when SchedulesDirect catches up?
>>>> I'm not sure what state SchedulesDirect is in on this one right now as
>>>> I logged in to look around and found all of the effected channels were
>>>> missing from my line-up. (Approximately 6:15 PST)
>>> Assuming analog (or STB-tuned), log into mythweb and reset the channel
>>> number? YMMV.
>> Thanks. Sorry I didn't say but I am HDHR based.
>> I found documents on the MythTV site that suggested mythfilldatabase
>> --do-channel-updates but it requires that SchedulesDirect have updated
>> their site and so far they haven't.
> Your statement that they changed from "35" to "34" and "41" to "35" did
> not imply HDHR/QAM, and moreover those channel numbers have nothing to
> do with an HDHR/QAM! Those numbers are translated in the STB. There's
> nothing that says that Comcast actually moved those channels (in the
> QAM) sense!
> Have you tested that? It's quite possible that just because they
> changed the mapping from QAM -> ChanNum, it does not imply that they
> changed the QAM for the channel.
>> Fortunately we're not recording on those channels tonight so I have a
>> little breathing room as long as I get it cleaned up tomorrow
I haven't tested that and not sure how I would at this point.The
channels don't show up in Schedules Direct right now and after
mythfilldatabase the program guide has no data for those channels
after about 7PM tonight.
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