[mythtv-users] Lineup question

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Fri Apr 1 12:42:22 UTC 2011

On 11-04-01 08:32 AM, David Liana wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 7:29 AM, Mark Lord <mythtv at rtr.ca <mailto:mythtv at rtr.ca>>
> wrote:
>     On 11-03-31 09:58 PM, David Liana wrote:
>     ..
>     > I created a Schedules Direct lineup with all the stations I receive and
>     > associated it with the card (as per the "How to scan for ATSC/QAM channels" or
>     > whatever the name was from the wiki - this was years ago and this has worked
>     > alright since).
>     >
>     > From time to time, TW will add some out of market (currently, they have some of
>     > the Syracuse locals) channels for testing purposes, and you can only see these
>     > if you scan for channels.  They aren't a part of the lineup, nor are these
>     > options in the Schedules Direct lineups for my area.  I've tried different Zip
>     > Codes, but I will loose out on some of the channels I currently have/want.
>     >
>     > Is there any way I can get the lineups?  Is it as easy as creating a new lineup
>     > with the Syracuse channels, and just inputing the XML TV ID for the channel in
>     > the editor (without changing the association to the new lineup)?  Am I totally
>     > off base here/missing something?
>     That (last paragraph above) should work, but you will still need to re-scan
>     so that the new channels get associated with the card/source ("input") combo.
>     I've done this for "missing" channels from our local lineup,
>     using a far-away lineup to get the SD data for them,
>     and manually entering the matching XMLID after scanning.
>     Cheers
> Thanks Mark.
> A scan (or at least some channel editing) on my back end was due anyways, as TW
> changed the mapping of two channels.

Just note that it's a bit screwy to actually get it working
once you do the obvious (above).  I know it seemed to take
a couple of rounds of mythfilldatabase and restarting
the backend before suddenly programming data showed up.

Once it works, it seems to stay working though.  :)


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