[mythtv-users] Channel scanner suggestion

Jonas Kvinge linuxtv at closetothewind.net
Thu Oct 8 15:44:58 UTC 2009

> Hi Jonas,
>    I use a modified copy of this mysql script -
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_editing_script. I have added my
> "favourite" channels to the script to configure as required. The main
> bit you are interested in however is the first line of SQL:
> update channel set visible=0 ;
> This configures all channels to be invisible, therefore you can then make
> channels visible by adding the statement as below for each channel:
> update channel set visible=1,channum=1,xmltvid="bbc1.bbc.co.uk" where
> callsign="BBC ONE" ;
> You can also add other general preferences to the first statement such as
> whether to receive OTA schedule information.
> Regards
> Dave K.

This was very helpful. Thanks!


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