[mythtv-users] Manual Record on 2nd PBS fails to set correct channel

Jeff Sadowski jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Thu May 31 01:43:59 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 05/30/2012 09:06 AM, Kenneth Emerson wrote:
>> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 12:51 AM, Jeff Sadowski wrote:
>>> I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 hoping to fix an issue I've been having
>>> I'm using the mythtv from the apt repositories.
>>> MythTV Version : v0.25
>>> I have channels 9_1 and 9_2
>>> I want to set a manual record to record a show at 10:30 on channel 9_2
>>> but it keeps setting it to record to 9_1
>>> The channel names where the same originally so I renamed them. One is
>>> called knmd1(9_1) and the other is knmd2(9_2).
>>> Still when I set to record from knmd2 It sets it to knmd1. What is
>>> going on? I am able to record if I selected it from the program guide.
>> Depending on how you "renamed" the channel, it might be as simple as
>> setting the correct XMLTVID number.  I believe that is how mythtv
>> identifies each channel.
> We actually use the channel callsign (not channel name) to identify
> channels.  So, if you really "renamed" the name, change the callsign,
> too/instead.  If you did change the callsign, then I'd guess you may need a
> rescan and/or need to disable quick tuning.
Thank you Mike I changed the callsign and it looks better.
Both channels had the same callsign now they differ.

> Mike
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