[mythtv-users] USA OTA FCC frequency rescan?
justin at jalcorn.net
Tue Aug 13 12:18:04 UTC 2019
Once you create the file with the sql statements, do:
mysql -u [mythtvusername] -p mythconverg < [sqlcommandsfilename]
it'll prompt for the database password
Justin B. Alcorn
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On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 6:56 AM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
> On 8/12/19 10:27 PM, Justin Alcorn wrote:
> We just had that warning, these steps are what got it working for me.
> Justin B. Alcorn
> The views expressed are not necessarily my own, much less anyone else's
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> On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 10:22 AM Jay Harbeston <jharbestonus at gmail.com>
>> > On Aug 12, 2019, at 9:13 AM, James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
>> > So my local OTA channels have started the warning about September 6 and
>> doing a rescan to continue receiving their channels.
>> > My backend is mythtv v30 with 2 tuner systems. One is a PCIe card, the
>> HAUPPAUGE WinTV-quadHD PCI Express TV Tuner Card 1609. The other is a
>> SiliconDust HDHomerun Quatro.
>> > I currently get my EPG from SchedulesDirect via
>> tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite. The Input Connections for both sets of tuners,
>> i.e. 8-tuners, use the same Video Source which is the one setup to use
>> > Can someone point me to instructions or discussion on what to do in my
>> case? I think the rescan is done externally to mythtv-setup using steps
>> defined at https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/XMLTV for initial setup, but I
>> remember that if not careful you can loose Recording rules and previously
>> recorded metadata is some cases.
>> > Has anyone worked out a way to do the rescan without messing things up??
>> I will be doing the following steps:
>> 1. mythconverg_backup.pl —backup_xmltvids — # Sometime between now and
>> when channels change.
>> The created file contains two different formats, the first being a
>> series of update statements using only callsign: e.g.
>> UPDATE channel SET xmltvid = 'I17155.json.schedulesdirect.org' WHERE
>> callsign = 'Channel 4’;
>> The remainder are commented out.
>> After the change has been made, do the following:
>> 2. Stop mythbackend
>> 3. Start mythtv setup
>> 3.1: Clear all the OTA channels currently setup.
>> 3.2. Rescan all OTA channels
>> 3.3 Exit mythtv setup
>> 4. Run the sql update statements generated above.
>> 5. Start mythbackend
>> I did the --backup_xmltvids and looked at the file. Sort of understand
> what it does. I'm not sure how to run this in step #4.
> Jim A
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