[mythtv-users] Can't Get Channel Icons Into Program Guide

Mike Chandler michaelachandler at cox.net
Tue Feb 6 06:33:03 UTC 2007

> Through some trial and error I found the problem.  The callsign for
> each channel was not setup in mythtv-setup to match that which zap2it
> was reporting, hence the association was never made.  Here's how I
> made it work (all from mythtv userid):
> * In "mythtv-setup", change each channel's callsign to be the same as
> zap2it reports (see your lineup page in zap2it).  This is also in the
> generated iconmap.xml at the <callsign> tags.
> * Run "mythfilldatabase --reset-icon-map all" to clear any current
> icon associations (if any).
> * Repopulate the database via "mythfilldatabase --import-icon-map
> iconmap.xml --update-icon-map".  This will download new icons from
> zap2it to and add them to .mythtv/channels directory and import them
> into the database.
> Your Program Guide should now have all the icons.
For some reason, this doesn't work here.
Can you please explain: 
"This is also in the generated iconmap.xml at the <callsign> tags."
I have no reference to this.

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