[mythtv-users] visible flag in mythweb/channel info ?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jul 17 22:16:20 UTC 2009

On 07/17/2009 05:21 PM, Alan Marchiori wrote:
> I have an ATSC channel that I get poor reception on.  In a month or so
> they (the broadcaster) is upgrading their transmitter.  At that point
> I hope to get good reception.  So for now I want to 'disable' the
> channel so I unchecked the visible flag from mythweb.  But-- it
> appears the backend will still record from a non-visible channel.?  Is
> there a way to tell myth to ignore that channel without deleting it?
> I want to avoid rescanning my channels later if I can. Oh and ATSC
> channels with poor reception will cause VDPAU to crash (along with
> mythfrontend) if that wasn't obvious.

As Robert implied, MythTV's scheduler will /never/ record from a not 
visible channel--even if you set a manual recording.

It will, however, allow you to use it during LiveTV--as for LiveTV, 
/you/ are the scheduler.


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