[mythtv-users] What happens to recordings if I change channel setup?

Tyler Drake pcjabber at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 21:40:46 UTC 2004

On Sat, 16 Oct 2004 15:26:35 -0400, Chris Curtis <ender at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> I'm about to switch my system over to controlling my digital cable box
> rather than tuning directly (I'm paying for it, might as well use it).
> As far as I understand, the process is basically to run mythtvsetup
> again, and say YES to deleting the existing channel information (after
> I change my settings on DataDirect, of course). Is this correct?

Yep. That's the easiest way, at least.

> Also, what happens to my existing recordings when I do that? Are they
> untouched? Do they get bogus channel info attached to them? Or worse?
> Just trying to make sure I don't destroy anything in the process.

Your previously recorded files? Untouched. All the info stays with
them in the DB. Even if you don't have that channel anymore.  Myth is
smart enough =)

> Thanks!
> --chris


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