[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun new channel scanning and frequencies/numbers off

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 16:06:31 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Wes Hardaker <wjhns176 at hardakers.net> wrote:
> So based on reading through what I could find in the archives and the
> bug (and related) found at http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7838 it
> looks like channel scanning in 0.22 is total hosed...  Anyone know a way
> around this and are able to get hdhomerun to scan and produce decent
> output?  I've tried following every set of instructions I can find in
> any location and it appears nothing works (and the pop-ups telling you
> that you have conflicts and to pick the channel number without much
> knowledge isn't very helpful, sadly).
> Details:
>  US comcast "cheap" (limited) cable
>  selected us-cable as the frequency table
>  about 63 "conflicts" when scanning.
> In the end, channel "2" for example ends up showing the completely wrong
> channel when browsing or recording.  Switching things in the channel
> editor (eg via mythweb) doesn't seem to fix anything unfortunately.
> The only thing I can think of is to go through the scanning process like
> I have, write down all the "mistakes" as I by-hand go through all the
> channels and to try and use that information after deleting the cards
> again and trying to pick the right channel number during the conflict
> list.

hmmm... maybe this explains why ABC got hosed up when i moved to .22.
weird that only one channel was affected.  i haven't really spent the
time to dig into it.  it's actually still recording ABC, just one of
the news channels instead of the primetime channel.

Andrew Close

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