[mythtv-users] Channel confusion - 'Record on this channel' fails

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Tue May 13 14:07:19 UTC 2008

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 9:32 AM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> I have 2 different PBS stations available.  One is about 40 miles away
>  and one is local.  The remote one is at 7_1 and the local is at 28_1.
>  The problem is that if I select 'Record on this channel', myth *always*
>  picks the first one, which, being far away, is subject to dropout.  Even
>  if I select the program on 28_1 and tell myth to 'Record on this channel
>  only' it will record on 7_1 and show the show on 28_1 as 'This showing
>  will be recorded at an earlier time'.
>  The result is that many of  the PBS shows are unwatchable because of the
>  dropout.  I keep 7_* in the lineup because a) recordings work at night
>  and b) some shows come on one station and not the other.
>  In my view, this is a bug but perhaps it's a feature to some...  Any
>  ideas on how to work around it?

Odd - I don't seem to have that problem here.  Do the channels have
the same XMLTV ID?

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