[mythtv-users] MythTV not passing channel data

Simon Young simon-mythtv at ecosm.com
Fri Mar 3 22:13:12 UTC 2006

Paul Andreassen wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Mar 2006 11:39 pm, Simon Young wrote:
>> Any suggestions on why Myth may not be passing the channel number to the
>> channel change script? This happens in both LiveTV mode or when a
>> recording is scheduled.
> Have you set the channel number in 'Frequency ID:' in mythtv-setup.
> I was surprised that its not covered in the official documentation at 
> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-23.html#ss23.27
> What I did was to put spaces in the number like '1 0 1' so there is no need 
> for a script and I can call irsend directly.

Paul, you're a legend! Thanks, that was exactly the problem. The 
Frequency ID fields were all blank. I fixed them up using MythWeb and it 
works perfectly.

Thanks for your help, that would have had me head-scratching for some time!


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