[mythtv-users] What is adding channels to my DVB setup ?

David Collett david.collett at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 13:05:05 UTC 2005

On 6/5/05, Michael Carmody <mjcar at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> I have configured my MythTV box with a DVICO Fuson HDTV DVB card that is
> working a treat with an VIA MII 10000 board. But for some reason after about
> a week of running, all the other channels in a multiplex start appearing in
> my epg. In australia most of the commericical stations have 3-4 channels but
> they are are duplicates. So to reduce clutter, I never added them. But
> something is adding them, and I want to find out what it is and kill it.
> Does mythtv detect extra channels on the digital mutiplexed broadcast and add
> them automatically ?


> I'm sick of deleting them from my channels config. I'm sure this feature would
> be great for most people, but it is highly annoying at the moment. Anybody
> have any ideas as to what is causing this ?

You can set the channels to be invisible by setting the field
"visible" to 0 in the channel table of the mythconverge database. You
can also use the "mythweb" interface to do this. Not sure if you can
do it in the main mythtv gui or not...


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