[mythtv-users] how to delete all senders?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 00:03:23 UTC 2009

2009/12/15 lee <lee at yun.yagibdah.de>:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 10:31:04PM +0000, Nick Morrott wrote:
>> When I was configuring my UK Freesat channels some time ago, I
>> disabled _all_ of the DVB-S channels and then selectively enabled
>> those channels I wanted to use based on their Service IDs. I used a
>> SQL script to automate this, as it would be ridiculously slow using
>> the GUI.
> Yes, the setup program needs a better GUI to set up the channels ---
> or at least a way to export and to import a list. Then users could
> import the list into their spreadsheet to work on it, or use tools
> like sed, grep, sort etc.. Once the list is ready, it could be
> imported.
> How did you find out which service IDs would provide the channels you
> want to receive?

Either by checking the details of channels that were scanned
successfully in mythtv-setup, or by checking with a website such as
kingofsat.net which has useful reference lists of channels/satellites.
Most/all of the UK Freesat channels are transmitted with channel
names, so it was straightforward to identify which ones to keep.


Nick Morrott

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