[mythtv-users] I have written a DVB-T (freeview) auto
george at ripnet.co.uk
Sat Oct 9 15:08:40 UTC 2004
It does indeed tie up all the channels. tv_grab_dvb just works with no more
I have mailed it to you off list.
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From: "Mike Ryan" <mythtv at redmar.com>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] I have written a DVB-T (freeview) auto
> Even if it doesn't get accepted, any chance you could post it as I'm in
> middle of adding all mine again?
> Incidentally, does it tie up the channels with the xmltv id's for use with
> tv_grab_dvb? ie, does BBC1 = 4164.dvb.guide , etc
> Quoting George Styles <george at ripnet.co.uk>:
>> Sorry for xpost if its not approriate.
>> Following the recent re-shuffle of PIDs in the UK on Freeview, I got fed
>> manually setting up channels.
>> I have written a PHP script which uses dvbscan (part of the LinuxTV
>> tools) to
>> dump out the channel list, and populate the channel tables in MythTV.
>> It populates channel, dvb_channel, and dvb_pids automatically.
>> At the moment, you have to change one line to indicate the starting
>> for your local transmitter. LinuxTV is supplied with a list of
>> and their frequencies.
>> It uses the ServiceID as the chanID in mythtv (as I believe these stay
>> It also 'fixes up' the radio channels by assigning a dummy video PID from
>> same MUX, so they work in MythTV.
>> It outputs a SQL script, which you can pipe to mysql to do the setup.
>> Can I contribute this to mythtv? i also wanted to contribute my
>> script (which only works for DVB recordings) as well. Is is possible to
>> partial CVS access for my tools? If not, I will throw together a web page
>> with them on.
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