[mythtv-users] Changing channel using external command line

Husam Senussi husamsenussi at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 22:01:24 UTC 2008

I have usb module which I'm using with my Digital sky box to change  
the change the channel,
the box comes with command line which could be used to do that (.sky- 
control-usb --sky --channel <channel number>).

Anyway thanks simple query on  the database shows freqid was empty.

Thanks :)

On 30 Jan 2008, at 21:34, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> On 01/30/2008 04:26 PM, Husam Senussi wrote:
>> What kind of parameter an external script should expect to change
>> channel, I wrote test script to dump
>> the parameter to see which one is the channel but the dump shows no
>> parameter.
>> Just want to know my right syntax I should be using to pass channel
>> number using mythtv-setup !!!
> The first--and only--argument that's added to then end of the command
> line specified as the "External channel change command" is the channel
> number (technically, it's whatever is specified as the freqid for the
> channel).  This is shown in the help text displayed when the setting  
> has
> focus, if you have a sufficiently-high resolution screen or
> sufficiently-small font size:
> External channel change command
> If specified, this command will be run to change the channel for  
> inputs
> which have an external tuner device such as a cable box. The first
> argument will be the channel number.
> You can add your own arguments before the channel number by simply
> including them in the command line.
> Mike
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