[mythtv-users] mythbuntu 9.10

Corne Beerse cbeerse at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 07:18:21 UTC 2010

sharifah ummu kulthum schreef:
> Hi guys, anyone running mythbuntu 9.10?
> I got this link 
> <http://bensdrivel.wordpress.com/2009/12/29/mythbuntu-9-04-vs-9-10/>, 
> saying that channel scanning using mythtv backend setup is broke? is 
> it true?
> Ummu
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

For The Netherlands (pal country) I can confirm that channel scanning 
for analog tv is broken in mithbuntu 9.10 (and ubuntu 9.10 with myth tv 
from the repositories, which is essentially the same).

However, you donnot need the channel scanning, you can also set the 
channels manually. Just dig the frequencies and insert them in mythtv.

My best way was to insert a couple of those channels using the backup 
setup tool. After that and you have confirmed they work, best to open 
mythweb in a webpage and there scan for the page where the channels are 
configured. THere you have a large table where you can relative quick 
insert the numbers. HOWEVER: WITHOUT CHECKS so be carefull.

If you have sql experience, it can even be faster, just download 
(capture) the table of frequencies, update/reorder them in a spreadsheet 
and then insert them in the proper tables. However, this is not for 


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list