[mythtv-users] how to delete all senders?

greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Sun Dec 13 01:02:25 UTC 2009

lee wrote:
> Hi,
> in the process off getting mythv to work, I found myself unable to
> watch live TV. It turned out that I needed to set a starting channel
> with mythtv-setup.
> However, there were a lot of "unnamed" channels in the channel
> list. Trying to solve the problem, I connected to the database and
> issued
> delete from channel where name="";
> to get rid of the unnamed channels. (Unfortunately, mythweb doesn't
> work.) This might have violated the database integrity, so I'd like to
> delete all channels and recreate them with a new scan.
> Or is the database still ok and I don't need to worry?
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When you first installed mythtv it should have made a back up of the 
database...See if you have that Back up available.. If so, use the back 
up and restore scripts:


The next time you want to get rid of the unknowns use the channel 
editor, it takes longer,but you won't corrupt your database..

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