[mythtv-users] Error: Channel group '' doesn't have any channels defined.

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Nov 1 16:15:10 UTC 2011

On 09/02/2011 06:34 AM, UB40D wrote:
> I have recently started getting the following message when trying to
> display the upcoming programs from "Manage recordings / Program
> guide":
>    Channel group '' doesn't have any channels defined. The program
>    guide will have nothing to show you.
> One thing I did recently was a full rescan. Could this have caused
> this nameless and empty channel group?
> What's a channel group, and why do I need one? I never had to worry
> about the existence of channel groups before. How do I create a
> suitable channel group and populate it, if that's the way to cure this
> problem?

Go into mythfrontend setup and select Channel Groups and/or inside the 
Program Guide change the displayed channel group to a valid one or all 
channels (as you currently have an invalid channel group selected).


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