[mythtv-users] External channnel change script not getting channelnumber

Paul Koster mythtv at kosteronline.net
Fri Mar 5 02:10:56 EST 2004

From: "Julian Edwards" <ed at julian-edwards.com>
> I'm having trouble getting my external channel changer script to work as
> it is not getting passed the channel number as the first argument to the
> script.
> Here's my test script (called ntl_chan):
> #!/bin/csh
> echo invoked with arg1 as $1, prog name is $0
> When I change channel I get this in the backend log:
> invoked with arg1 as , prog name is /home/ed/ntl_chan

Your script does not get 'channum', but gets 'freqid'. I'm not sure how
these are called in the myth setup program, but in the database they are and
in MythWeb (Settings->Channels) also. Entering a value in that column in
MythWeb may solve your problem.


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