[mythtv-users] Channel scanning with the Prime?

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 21:12:26 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 2:03 PM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I pre-ordered a tri-tuner HDHR Prime and hope to receive it soon. I was
> > reading another thread today about scanning with the HDHR Classic and was
> > reminded of what a nightmare it is for me whenever I try to add my
> Classic
> > back into the tuner mix - It's a full afternoon of editing channel
> numbers,
> > XML IDs and channel IDs, only to have them be a mess 2 months later when
> > Charter decides to shuffle everything around.
> >
> > I read some of the threads about the Primes and had a nightmarish thought
> -
> > What if I have to manually enter the information for all my cable
> channels?
> > It would take me a week and I'm sure I'd break it multiple times along
> the
> > way.
> With the HDHR Prime, you will use the "fetch channels from listing
> source" rather than scan.
> Robert

Great, thanks. Based on the latest forum news, it looks like I have a couple
weeks before my Prime is ready for prime time (grin).
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