[mythtv-users] Help! How to properly add channels? [SOLVED]
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Sep 11 17:16:53 UTC 2010
On 09/11/2010 11:06 AM, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Richard Shaw wrote:
>> Prior to OTA analog channels going off-line I had all my HD channels
>> coming in over a UHF antenna, afterwards 2 channels moved to their
>> original VHF frequencies so I stopped being able to receive them.
>> Yesterday I installed my brand new CS-600 VHF antenna. After stopping
>> mythbackend I brought up mythtv-setup and went to the channel editor
>> to scan for the "new" channels. It found them but did not set any
>> XMLTV id's. I screwed around with that until I got frustrated and
>> logged into Schedules Direct, looked them up manually, and set them in
>> After that I ran mythfilldatabase but I did not see any schedule data.
>> I did some googling last night and ran it with a few other options
>> (--refresh-today) and now 5_2 and 5_3 seem to have a good bit of
>> program data but 5_1 only has today and tomorrow.
>> Where did I go wrong? Most of the documentation I found seemed rather
>> out of date...
> Well, I'm not sure it was the right way to fix it, but I ran
> mythfilldatabase --dd-grab-all and now everything is fine. That's
> currently an undocumented option for my 0.22 install so there must
> have been another way to do it, but I'm glad it worked.
The channel scanner in 0.22-fixes has some issues. You really need to
use the (very) current 0.23-fixes or newer.
As for --dd-grab-all, please read:
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