[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Channel Names

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 14 15:36:10 UTC 2008

On Jan 14, 2008, at 6:54 AM, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:

> On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 20:31 -0800, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> I'm using SVN from some time in December but recently had to rescan
>> the channels on my HDHomeRun as well as the channels on my  
>> pcHDTV-5500
>> (I moved my antennae around). Anyway, when I use the pcHDTV-5500,
>> everything works ok, but when I scan using the HDHomeRun, I get
>> channel names like 56#0, 27#0. I'm pretty sure I used to get names
>> that matched the 5500 scan like 2.1 and 11.1. Is something broken in
>> HDHomeRun channel scan? Do I need to do something else like upgrade  
>> my
>> firmware or put the channels in some other way? Did it always work
>> this way and I just don't remember changing all the names manually?
> The "#" is used when the stream does not contain channel numbers in
> the tuning tables. Otherwise the scanner uses whatever separator you
> have selected. The pound sign was selected so to encourage you to
> edit the channel name in the channel editor...

./hdhomerun_config 10114EDB get /tuner0/status shows me the right  
channel information.

> BTW If you get more than one or two "#" channels on an over-the-air
> scan you probably need to increase the tuning timeouts in the card
> configuration.

That sounds like the issue. I'll give it a try.

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