[mythtv-users] Getting New Channels from Zap2It

Derek Battams 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 
>> channels
>> 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...
> Mike

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.

  - Derek

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