[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun QAM Channel Setup: UNKNOWN119#1???? Help Please.
kuphal at dls.net
Fri Dec 29 14:30:22 UTC 2006
Jon Boehm wrote:
> I'm trying to setup my QAM channels on my HDHomeRun. The major HD
> networks are no problem because they have correct names but there are
> a BUNCH of channels of type UNKNOWN[chan-number]#[mulitplex-number].
> Example UNKNOWN119#1. Most of these channels are public access,
> cspan, or home shopping but a handful are things like DiscoveryHD,
> and some 480i repeats of basic cable analog channels.
> So, how do I set these up? I suspect the key to my issue is the
> XMLTV ID. All channels of this type seem to have the same XMLTV ID.
> Mythtv thinks all of these channels are the Jewelery Shopping
> channel. Do I need to fix the XMLTV ID and if so how?
> FYI. I broke from the HDHomeRun setup QAM instruction set and used
> Zap2it Digital Cable as a source because OTA, I don't think, would
> have a prayer of finding guide data for channels like DiscoveryHD.
On the frontend, tune these channels and enter the channel editor. I
think by default it is "E" on your keyboard and fill in the callsign,
xmltvid and other information. If you don't know the xmltvid, I think
you can get it from the tvlistings.com site run by zap2it in the link
for each channel.
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