[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2372: Unable to scan echostar (dish network) satellites

Zdzislaw Gorlicki zdzisekg at comcast.net
Wed Sep 13 01:58:13 UTC 2006

Mark Buechler wrote:
> You can't tune these channels because Dish Network's SDT is invalid - ie 
> it only reflects channels on one of their transponders on one of their 
> sats and that information is being mirrored to all transponders' SDT. I 
> suspect that's why these may not being scanned correctly as well.
> The work-around would be to zero the networkid for those transports in 
> the database which forces Myth to tune by PAT. However, EIT is broken by 
> this. If you're interested I can provide another work-around which tunes 
> by NIT instead of SDT but networkid values for your transports MAY need 
> to be changed from original_network_id (which Myth uses for SDT tuning) 
> to network_id (which is refected in the NIT).
> - Mark.
There is a SDT patch floating on the internet that I used. is this the 
same one you're talking about?

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