[mythtv-users] HDHR working but channel mapping is incorrect

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 03:54:01 UTC 2009

On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:

>   One question about channels numbers which just aren't registering
> for me. Let's take as an example the CW network since I seemed to find
> everything for that channel. With analog TV on Comcast that's channel
> 12 here in the South Bay. In the application that runs under Windows
> it tells me that the CW is on channel 89-10.  (with a higher
> resolution version on 79-2 or 44.1.) In Myth I can tune to 89#10.
>   So my problem is what channel number do I give the standard
> resolution CW channel?
> 12 - analog number
> 89#10 - HDHR tunes this OK
> Or am I supposed to give it my own number, like 12.5, keeping it
> aligned with it's analog counterpart? Will Myth be able to tune the
> HDHR hardware if I change the channel number to 12.5? I'm probably
> misunderstanding your suggestion. I feel like there a web site
> somewhere that I just haven't read...

The channel number is just for you. You can name it anything you like
or keep what the scan numbered it. The frequency and freqid (in the
dB) is what MythTV uses to tune. I name the channel to something
slightly different too, to know what feed to was recorded from.

Brad Fuller

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