[mythtv-users] Need help with meaning of channel table fields

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 19:20:06 UTC 2007

On 1/15/07, Al B. <brekkal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ahhhhh, I see what I did.  I have three zap2it lineups, an analog (for the
> > PVR-500), a digital with everything but the HD channels (also for the
> > PVR-500, but the s-video input), and another digital with only the HD
> > channels (for the firewire).  I divvied up the digital channels among two
> > feeds to reduce the chance of conflicts, since the s-video and the firewire
> > both use the set top box's tuner and Myth doesn't know that.
> >
> >
>  I really don't mean to hijack your question here, but I think I made the
> same mistake you did when setting up my new Myth backend over the weekend.
> I've got 2 tuners: a PVR-250 and a PVR-150.  I subscribe to Comcast digital
> cable, but currently have only one cable box.  So I set up 2 lineups on
> Zap2it: a Comcast analog, and a Comcast digital lineup.  I created 2 video
> sources (one for each lineup) and pointed the PVR-250 at the analog
> lineup/source, and the PVR-150 at the digital one.  (the 150 will be hooked
> up to my cable box via s-video)
> However, since all channels under 100 would be the same for both lineups,
> this creates unnecessary overlap...??  In other words, what I should have
> done is:
>  1.  Create ONE lineup (comcast digital)
>  2.  Create 2 video sources - one called "analog" and one called "digital"
> using the SAME lineup
>  3.  Point the 250 to the analog source and the 150 to the digital source
>  4.  Use the channel editor to remove channels above 100 for the analog
> source tied to my 250
> Does that sound right?

No, if your PVR-250 is hooked up to the straight coax getting analog
signals, you want to have an analog channel lineup from zap2it for it.  You
did it right the first time.

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