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

Chris Curtis ender at speakeasy.net
Sun Oct 17 01:39:24 UTC 2004

On Oct 16, 2004, at 6:32 PM, Lonnie Borntreger wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-10-16 at 17:40 -0400, Tyler Drake wrote:
>>> 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 =)
> Except for the fact that the channel number/name shown in the recorded
> program information box (at the bottom) will just include #XXXX (where
> XXXX is the DB key for the previous channel information)... unless for
> some reason the same key is re-used in the new channel listing, then it
> could show completely bogus channel information.  But it will not harm
> the recording itself.

Worked like a champ! Thanks, guys!


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list