[mythtv-users] Time Warner Cable, digital to analog channell lineups question

greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Sun Dec 20 03:38:19 UTC 2009

Paul Kelly wrote:
> Hello all;
> Two years into this Mythtv project I still do not have a 
> fully-functional system, this is mostly because I only get a few 
> minutes here and there to work on it, which has led to incredibly slow 
> progress. I'm down to this one remaining major issue.
> I have TW cable and am using Schedules Direct for channel information. 
> I have two sources, one named analog, which corresponds to the normal 
> analog cable channels and one named Digital which corresponds to the 
> Digital unencrypted channels. I have a dual tuner analog card which 
> seems to work perfectly. And a dual tuner Digital card which seems 
> also to do so.  I can watch programming on all four tuners so they are 
> all fully functional in that regard. My problem is that I cannot 
> schedule recordings for my Digital as there is no channel information 
> shown for it in Mythtv.
> The scheduling information shown in Mythtv only shows the Analog and 
> no matter what I have tried I cannot get the Digital ones to show up 
> and match up. For those of you who don't know, TW cable somehow 
> re-maps the basic channels to "-1", "-2" or "-3" sub-channels, KCBS 
> which is channel 2 analog, shows as KCBS-DT, channel 02_1. And I get 
> no scheduling information for it, or 04_1, 05_1, 07_1, 09_1, 11_1, 
> 13_1 etc. In reality they are 1006, 1008 and higher, but there is 
> nothing showing for them anywhere.
> Anybody out there who has encountered this and knows how to get around 
> it? Any help is most appreciated.
> I'll be happy to post any information needed to help solve this.
> Thank very, very much in advance.
> PK
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Do you have Schedule Direct set up with two lineup's...I have one 
Digital and one analog... I have TW in upstate NY and have no 
problems... One other thing is don't scan,fetch the listing..

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