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

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Tue Apr 5 00:15:50 UTC 2011

On 11-04-04 07:34 PM, Dan Christensen wrote:
> Rogers has done something curious: for channels available in both SD and
> HD, if you tune the SD channel, it automatically retunes you to the HD
> channel.  Unfortunately, I'm still recording using a PVR-250, and so
> what this often does is give me a doubly letter boxed SD recording.
> Luckily, they provide a new channel number which forces the SD channel,
> so what I'd like to do is make myth record from that channel instead.
> One solution is to modify my channel change script to do the remapping.
> Are there any other solutions internal to myth that might work better?

If you can configure the new channel numbers into mythtv (so that it is
aware of them and can tune them normally), then just mark the old ones
as "not visible" in mythtv-setup.

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