[mythtv-users] something's missing

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 07:22:54 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Devin Heitmueller
<dheitmueller at kernellabs.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 11:49 PM, sharifah ummu kulthum
> <kulthum91 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yes. I know it should scan. But apparently, it didn't. And I don't know why.
>> Anyway, I have posted a new post entitled Mythbuntu 9.10. I found a site
>> saying that scanning channel in mythbackend setup is broken. I am not sure
>> it has anything to do with my problem.
> If you're on 0.22, there is no analog channel scanner functionality in
> MythTV.  The code was intentionally disabled because it was completely
> broken and no developer had any cycles to work on it before the
> release.
> That said, I know at least one code path exists which was overlooked
> when disabling the analog channel scanner feature (as I ran across it
> by accident), but it is known to be broken and should not be used.
> If you want MythTV to work with an analog tuner, you either need to
> use SchedulesDirect or add the channels manually.  Or you can install
> MythTV 0.21, do the channel scan and *then* upgrade to 0.22.
> Devin

Thanks for clarifying that Devin. It helps this thread enormously!

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