[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Prime, Charter, fetch of channels turns up almost nothing

Erik Hovland erik at hovland.org
Thu Sep 27 15:15:18 UTC 2012

>> I finally got my cablecard activated in my HDHR prime. Word to the wise,
>> I had much better luck using community.charter.com then I did either w/
>> phone or chat support. CharterAbby and CharterDylan on that forum
>> knew way more about activating cablecards then anyone else I encountered.
>> But I digress...
>> I hooked up my HDHR prime to a schedulesdirect account and I hit
>> the "fetch channel" listings in mythtv-setup. I get back a channel list
>> that is basically the analog channels (2-75, 95, 99). I am able to get
>> the broadcast channels while going through "Watch TV", but most of
>> the cable channels are untunable. I was kind of expecting all of the
>> channels that I should be able to tune digitally w/ a CableCard.
>> If this is solved in another thread and I haven't searched hard enough,
>> just let me know and I will continue doing research.
>> I am running 0.25.1 from the MythTV github ebuilds in gentoo.
>> FWIW ClearQAM works fine w/ my trusty original HDHR.
> Did you create a new Video Source for the HDHR Prime's list of channels?

I created a new video source for my HDHR Prime. This video source has
its own account on SchedulesDirect.

> a) create a new lineup at Schedules Direct for the HDHR Prime's channel
> list?

I created a new lineup.

> b) add the superset of channels that your HDHR Prime can tune to your
> existing Schedules Direct lineup and then specify --remove-new-channels on
> your mythfilldatabase options (so it doesn't try to add the non-ClearQAM
> channels to your original HDHR's Video Source)

I did not do this.


Erik Hovland
erik at hovland.org

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