[mythtv-users] mis-ordered channels in mythweb editor

Al al210 at hamster.foxhollow.ca
Sat Feb 24 15:52:36 UTC 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 10:09 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] mis-ordered channels in mythweb editor

> On 02/23/2007 09:51 PM, Al wrote:
>> My cable company changed it's lineup. I adjusted my zap2it list 
>> appropriately.
>> After running 'mythfilldatabase --do-channel-updates' and refreshing all 
>> guide data I ended up with duplicate channels for those where that 
>> channel is now allocated to something else.
>> In mythweb, I used the channel editor to delete the unwanted ones and all 
>> appears well in the guide.
>> At first I thought the new channels were not listed in the editor, but 
>> discovered they are listed out of order at the bottom.
>> If old channel 5 was deleted and there is a new channel 5, the order is 
>> now:
>> 1 2 3 4 6 7 8 5
>> Though functionally it doesn't make much difference, it is an irritant.
>> Is there a way to put things back in numerical order?
> Delete all your channels and re-create them.  The best way is to delete 
> the video source (or, really, use Delete All to delete all video sources 
> to ensure all the right tables are truncated).  Then, recreate your video 
> sources, input connections, and channels.
> Mike

Not the eloquent solution I had hoped existed, but it is a solution.

It's quite possible there is no better way.
For now, leaving the out of order list is the lesser of evils as I have
multiple cards, dummy channels, etc.

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