[mythtv-users] Getting New Channels from Zap2It
derek at battams.ca
Sat Jul 9 14:08:22 EDT 2005
Quoting "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>:
> Derek Battams wrote:
>> Recently, new channels were added to my lineup and those new channels were
>> automatically selected in my profile on Zap2It Labs. However, those
>> are not showing up in my listings within the Myth EPG. Is there something I
>> need to do within Myth in order for it to pick up the new channels
>> and add them
>> to my lineup? Shouldn't channel additions/changes be automatically
>> picked up
>> and processed by Myth?
> They are. I--as a DISH network customer--know this for a fact. I
> have to edit my DataDirect profile at least once every 2 weeks
> because new channels--to which I don't subscribe (mainly local
> channels for other designated market areas)--were added. Last year,
> I had to edit it about once every 3 days--by now, I've probably
> modified it at least 100 times to maintain the same 13 channels in my
> listing. The only way I know to go edit my profile is when I see a
> new channel listed in Myth.
> You may have set something in Myth that prevents their showing up.
> Perhaps favorites or something...
I had to manually run mythfilldatabase with the --do_channel_updates in order
for it to pick up the new channels. Once I ran that then all the new channels
showed up in the EPG as expected.
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