[mythtv-users] anomalies encountered updating to/for Schedules Direct
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 19 00:58:36 UTC 2007
On 09/18/2007 02:17 PM, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> 2) It wasn't obvious to me how to delete an individual Video source in
> mythtvsetup. I've since learned that, in the Video sources screen,
> if you move the cursor to the source that you wish to delete, you
> can type "d" to request to delete it. Is this documented
You shouldn't delete the video source to switch to Schedules Direct.
See http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-24.html#ss24.3 . Doing so was
your first mistake and caused all the other issues in 3-5...
> 3) I left Zap2it as a source and added SchedulesDirect as a new source.
> I then switched all my Input connections to use Schedules Direct
> instead of Zap2it. This seems reasonable: during the transition
> period, I'd like to be able to go back to Zap2it.
> I ran into a problem that I think is related to this. After
> apparently working for a couple of weeks, my guide information
> stopped at 8PM last night. I tried all sorts of variations on
> mythfilldatabase to try to fix it. Even though Zap2it was not used
> by any input connection, and Schedules Direct was being used, the
> Zap2it failure apparently blocked guide updating (even though the log
> seemed to show Schedules Direct processing). I edited the Zap2it
> source to actually use Schedules Direct. Once that was done, the
> guide was correctly populated.
> 4) In my mucking about with the Video sources, I accidentally switched
> to the Digital lineup for my cable company. I wish to use the
> analogue lineup because that lets me use the tuner cards without
> a digital cable set top box.
> When I switched back, my guide was still populated with all that
> digital stuff. How can I get rid of it?
> mythfilldatabase --refresh-all --do-channel-updates
> does not do the trick.
> 5) whenever I exit mythtvsetup, it complains with messages like this:
> Card 0 (type) is set to start on channel 2, which does not exist.
> and offers to let me go back to fix the problem. How can I do
> that? Channel 2 certainly seems like a valid channel to me.
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034 to fix it.
> 7) starting up and running mythtvsetup on a remote machine (i.e. X
> server connected via LAN) with a big screen (2560x1600) is very slow.
mythtv-setup -O ThemePainter=qt
mythtv-setup -O ThemePainter=qt -geometry 800x600
mythtv-setup -O ThemePainter=qt -geometry 800x600 -O Theme=blue
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