[mythtv-users] Can't add digital channels to lineup

Emery Guevremont emery.guevremont at gmail.com
Thu May 8 15:06:54 UTC 2008

mythmail at gmail.com wrote:
> I just got a digital to analog converter box for my MythTV, and have
> it hooked up to a PVR150 and control it with an IR Blaster.  I have
> all of the hardware working perfectly, but now I can't change my
> channel listings to the digital OTA ones.  I edited my channels in
> schedulesdirect to removed the analog ones and replaced them with
> their digital counterparts.  However, when I run mythfilldatabase it
> doesn't update my channels.  It appears that MythTV is too smart for
> its own good and has decided that since the PVR150 tuner is an analog
> source, that it shouldn't bother including digital channels, as it
> gives the following output:
> 2008-05-08 07:20:56.026 Updating myth channels.
> 2008-05-08 07:20:56.039 DataDirect: Not adding channel 2-1 'KTVUDT
> 			looks like a digital channel on an analog source.
> etc for all of the other channels.
> Is there any way to get around this "feature"?
> Thanks
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I'd like to also know how you can configure schedule direct for OTA 
digital programming. For instance, I get PBS on channels 33.1, 33.2, 
33.3 and 33.4. Right now I only get the schedule for 33.1, and not 33.2, 
33.3 and 33.4.

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