[mythtv-users] Help, Channel change script's first argument aint channel number

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jan 6 05:42:31 UTC 2008

On 01/06/2008 12:38 AM, Evuraan::ഏവൂരാന്‍ wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2008 10:31 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> The freqid /is/ the channel number--unless someone changes it to a
>> frequency (in kHz). In other words, if you want a channel number instead
>> of a frequency, change your freqid values to the channel number using
>> the channel editor in mythtv-setup or MythWeb.
> Well,  I modified my channel change script to do a mysql db lookup to
> find the channum against the given freqid:
> The full script is here, in case anyone else ever needs it:
> http://malayalam.homelinux.net/evuraan/change-channel.sh.txt
> Thanks for your time..!

Why not fix your DB to hold the right data? The frequencies are useless 
to Myth if you're using an external channel change script.


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