[mythtv-users] Analog Channel Tuning without XMLTV Support

Mlists mlists at dressler.ca
Tue Dec 6 07:37:18 EST 2005

One of the more recent SVN versions has analog cable scanning enabled.
Use at your own risk though.  I'm using a very recent SVN though and am
quite happy with the results so far.


On Tue, 2005-06-12 at 17:00 +0530, cardboil wrote:
> I'm trying to setup Myth in a country that does not have TV grab
> support for XMLTV.  I understand that Myth supports Auto Scan for DVB,
> but not for analog cable.  Given that, what is the best way for me to
> hook up the cable connection to my tuner (Hauppauge WinTV-PVR USB2)
> and tune all available channels?  I've seen references to utilities
> like ptune-ui etc., but would appreciate any pointers.
> In DVB-S (which I am familiar with), you can use dvb-apps to tune
> channels from the stream to create channels.conf and then import that
> to Myth.  So, I'm trying to figure out the analog equivalent of that
> (sort of like hitting Auto Program on a TV's setup menu when
> connecting it to an antenna or analog cable).
> Thanks!
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