[mythtv-users] Deleting Tuner Cards from mythtv-setup

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 18 19:10:19 UTC 2007

On 11/18/2007 12:28 PM, Mike Perkins wrote:
> The UK problem, for which I believe someone has a forthcoming script, is that 
> the station IDs given when scanning digital multiplexes do not match what the RT 
> xmltv scripts expect. Therefore, unless one is aware of it, there is no (or very 
> little match) when mfdb is first run so you end up with two sets of channels in 
> the table - one set which can receive programs, and another set which can be 
> updated  by tv_grab_uk_rt. It's a pain matching the data, copying the xmltvids, 
> and deleting the duplicates - around 100 or so entries.
> Yes, it's rescanning the channels that's the problem. The sources, once set up 
> and tailored, are reasonably stable.

But, once you've fixed up XMLTV ID's once, you've got the info.  Just
takes a little text-editing/regexp search and replace/creative
SQL/whatever to get it back into the DB.

Although I will admit that Nick's approach will make things much easier
for everyone--new users or "veteran" users.


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