[mythtv-users] How to properly use the new svn channels.conf import?

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 04:05:04 UTC 2005

On 15/09/05, Brian Merrill <bmerrill at sfcn.org> wrote:

> So obviously I'm missing something.  Why doesn't the channels.conf
> import add the freqid information?  It's there in the channels.conf.
> Also why is the channum set to the serviceid?  Should I include another
> field in channels.conf with the name I want the channel to be?  Is there
> an extended format for channels.conf that allows you to add addition
> information?  Or am I still just stuck manually adding this information
> to mysql?
> I appreciate any thoughts and help.

The 'channels' and 'dtv_multiplex' tables are also involved in this
process - make sure that the frequency info is in the multiplex table,
and that the channel entry in the channels table references the
correct entry in the multiplex table.


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