[mythtv-users] Possible to blacklist a channel for scheduled recordings?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Apr 3 14:52:11 UTC 2011

On 04/03/2011 09:32 AM, Marc Sherman wrote:
> I have a few OTA channels that I can tune occasionally, but not
> reliably. I'd like to have them available for watching live tv when I
> can get them, but don't want them to be used by the scheduler, because
> they fail too often.
> Is it possible to blacklist a channel for the scheduler, while leaving
> it active for live tv?

Set it as not visible using one of the channel editors (mythtv-setup, 
mythweb, mythfrontend).

That said, some users (and devs) are complaining that we allow users to 
tune not-visible channels in Live TV, so the solution that we designed 
MythTV to use may not work in the future.


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