[mythtv-users] Duplicate channels for HDTV alongside analog cable...

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 20:02:19 EDT 2005

On 7/5/05, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
> Chad wrote:
> > Myth did a scan for channels when I added a high def source, and it
> > worked!!!  Woohoo!  But now, I've got duplicate channels...
> >
> > I have comcast ananlog cable.  The stations are basically 2-90.  There
> > are some that overlap, such as 41 is CNN on comcast, but OTA HDTV
> > channel 41 is KUTV-DT (I think).  So..
> >
> > How do I tell myth to record the high def channel 41, and not the 41
> > cable?  Or more generally, how can I differentiate these duplicates
> > that aren't actually duplicates?
> Or more specifically, where do you think you see "41" as being
> ambiguous? If you choose to record CBS Evening News, it's not
> going to record Aaron Brown by mistake. Even in Manual Record
> the combobox will show the long station name to indicate which
> station (thus source/input). Internally, there are two different
> rows for chanids 1041 (source 1, callsign "CNN") and  2041
> (source 2, callsign "KUTV-DT").
> Under Setup->TV Settings->General make sure your "Channel format"
> is the default "number callsign" so you can see the callsigns in
> the EPG and all the lists.
> --  bjm
> _______________________________________________

Excellent, thank you for the assurance!

I see the 41 side by side in the Program Listings, or rather, under
the other.  But, I see your point, so, I have no worries.


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