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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Apr 5 08:27:24 UTC 2011

On 04/04/2011 08:15 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
> 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.

If all that changed is the channel number you use to tune the channel, 
change the frequency ID with one of the channel editors.


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