[mythtv-users] !#*%& Cox Channel Number Changes

Mitchell Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 13:12:00 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 9:27 PM, <networks1 at cox.net> wrote:

> For unexplained reasons, perhaps to torture MythTV users, Cox in Phoenix
> has just changed all their HD channel numbers from 7XX to 10XX.  I went
> into schedules direct and diabled the 7XX channels, enabled the 10XX
> channels, and saved the changes.  On running mythfilldatabase, it seems
> not to find much new.  So I go to setup.  Channel editor shows only a
> few of the 10XX channels, maybe 4 out of 30.  I cannot select the "scan
> channels" button under global options.  Going to input connections for
> Cox, "scan for channels" is dimmed, and "fetch channels from listing
> source" doesn't do anything.  Going to video sources and clicking
> "retrieve lineups" results in a slight delay (i.e. seems to run) but
> doesn't have any effect on the channels or listings.
> Anyone know how I can get MythTV to recognize the new HD channels and
> throw out the old ones?  I need to get this working so I can then spend
> an hour or two re-entering all the programs I want to record. >:-(
> Steve
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Dont quote me but i believe mythfilldatabase --do-channel-updates is what
you are looking for.

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