[mythtv-users] Channel overlap with Satellite and ATSC

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 03:37:13 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> KXAS is the correlation.  In Myth "this channel" means "all channels
> with the same callsign."
> Channel number is irrelevant as it's only real use is to allow you to
> tune that channel directly from within LiveTV (though if 2 channels have
> identical callsign and channel number, they will only be shown once in
> the EPG, rather than having 2 identical channels repeated right next to
> each other).
> xmltvid is used to associate listings from your listings provider with
> that channel.  You must use the xmltvid your listings provider uses.
> That said, if they are both KXAS and you're using the same listings
> provider for both video sources, they will have the same ID.
> Mike

Thanks everyone - I got it working just like you said it would.  I
cannot wait to get rid of the dtv dvrs now since they are 2 years late
in getting multiroom viewing going.  I have always served up my dvd
collection to the house through mythtv, but now I can make the final


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