[mythtv-users] Digital channel ordering

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Sep 7 18:47:09 UTC 2007

On 09/07/2007 09:34 AM, Ron Garrison wrote:
> I don't believe so.  Another way around it might be to hand edit your
> database.  It seems that if the channel is ATSC it orders by
> atsc_major_chan/atsc_minor_chan, but if not  (and
> atsc_major_chan/atsc_minor_chan= 0/0) it orders by channum.  The problem is
> when your analog channel 29 (OTA) is at say cable 8.  Then I would want my
> digital channel to be at 8.1 not 29.1, but Myth will put it at 29.1.  So to
> fix it you would meed to "move" your analog equivalent to 29 (and move
> whatever your cable company located at 29 to some other place).
> BTW - if you do compile yourself - you will need to make sure that
> atsc_major_chan/atsc_minor is 0/0 and that n.1 is in the chan_num column in
> your database otherwise Myth will try to order by
> atsc_major_chan/atsc_minor.
> Here is a link to a recent discussion where some of the developers/users
> addressed the issue:
> http://www.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2007-August/189882.html

Wow.  Someone finally read the link (or dug it up, again, on his own
:)...  ( http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/287415#287415 ).

Thanks, Ron, for re-stating/re-wording the info in that link to be more
of a direct answer.  I haven't felt like doing so.  :)


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