[mythtv-users] Cable company renumbering channels

Mark J. Small msmall at eastlink.ca
Thu Oct 13 09:26:55 EDT 2005

On October 13, 2005 10:23 am, James Alexander wrote:
> On October 11, my cable service provider renumbered their channel lineup.
> I'm getting my guide data from http://labs.zap2it.com, and I know I need to
> get them to update their lists so I can get my program data, but I was
> wondering if anyone had experience with this problem.
> According to a sticky post on zap2it's forums, one can submit the new
> lineup to them, and they will update the channel lineups accordingly, but
> after I have sent in my new lineup to them from my cable company's website,
> they still haven't updated my lineup. I've tried adding a new lineup, to
> see if I needed to get rid of the old one, and replace it with the new, but
> the channels are still numbered the old way on the website.
> Has anyone else had this problem? How long did it take zap2it, to fix their
> lineups? Is there anything I need to do on mythtv, other than running
> mythfilldatabase once the new numbering is in place?

About a year ago, my cable company did a minor change to their lineup (3 
channels).  I told zapt2it about it and it took them a week or two to 
implement the change.


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