[mythtv-users] Anyone in UK - Don't forget to do your DVB-T retune today.

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 09:08:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Neil Bird <neil at fnxweb.com> wrote:

> Around about 30/09/09 16:53, Simon Hobson typed ...
>> I've re-scanned in the past. Because the mind numbingly crazy channel
>> numbering on UK Freeview, I wrote a simple SQL script to reset the channel
>> numbers to what **I** consider reasonable - it also hides all other channels
>> and sets xmltv id. So after a re-scan, I just run the script and my channels
>> are set up again.
>  So how does the re-sync tally what is scans with what you already have?
> I'd been expecting that it would not realise any of what you had (e.g,. with
> diff. names/numbers) matched the ones it saw and add them again under new
> chanids.  I'd kind of presumed it'd be using the channel names, which I
> always [currently] tart up.
The recommendation from Freeview and the BBC is to do a 'Factory Reset' on
STB's/TV's & PVR's and then scan for channels as you would if you had just
purchased the hardware.

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