[mythtv-users] Channel weirdness

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Feb 24 02:53:34 UTC 2007

On 02/23/2007 09:36 PM, Steve Greene wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 02/23/2007 09:02 PM, Steve Greene wrote:
>>> I have a off-air channel 2_2 in atsc, as well as channel 22 in NTSC. 
>>> For some reason mythfilldatabase confuses 22 for 2_2 repeatedly.  Would
>>> changing the sub-channel indicator, ie. 2#2 or 2-2, make any
>>> difference?  Should I point this out to Zap2it?  I am in the Washington,
>>> DC area, if it makes any difference.
>> Nope.  Channel number is /only/ used to tell Myth which channel to watch 
>> during LiveTV.
>> mfdb uses the xmltvid to put data in the DB.
>> What do you mean by, "confuses 22 for 2_2," anyway
> I mean the listings show the content for 2_2 on 22.

I'll bet if you look at the xmltvid in the mythtv-setup or MythWeb 
channel editor, you'll see the same value in both...


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