[mythtv-users] New Channel Scanner is really annoying

Devin Heitmueller devin.heitmueller at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 15:01:07 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 2:27 AM,  <stefan_jones at comcast.net> wrote:
> Oh, for cripes sake!
> I've done four or five scans this evening.
> Stations which formally were recognized and included in the channel lineup
> are skipped.
> A carefully edited channels.conf doesn't seem to make a difference.
> What is this cryptic crap about giving conflicting channels a new number,
> and then having the new number rejected?
> What do I care about encoding types?
> The choices for "off the air channels" are ignore, delete, or make
> invisible. What if I WANT them?
> I finally used my channels.conf to guide me through adding some transports.
> Then I did a transport scan, and got my clear QAM local channels set.

Patches are always welcome from those who are the most significantly
bothered by the state of the code.


Devin J. Heitmueller
AIM: devinheitmueller

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