[mythtv-users] hours to edit channels?

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Jul 11 13:15:42 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 11:26 PM, Douglas Peale
<Douglas_Peale at comcast.net> wrote:
> There are three very important columns missing from the channel list display as it is: Frequency ID, Subchannel ID, and XMLID.
> Frequency ID and Subchannel ID are required to know the actual channel you are editing Frequency ID and Subchannel ID are the
> things that actually identify the channel. Channel Number, and Callsign have, in the past, effectively been random garbage until
> they have been manually edited.

This came up on another thread.  Frequency ID is not what you think it is.


What identifies a HDHR channel is the multiplex id and service id.
The current HDHR channel scanner mis-populates this field by putting a
number in that corresponds to the physical frequency rather than the
virtual frequency as this field is intended to hold.


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