[mythtv-users] Guidance for phase 9
allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 16:57:36 UTC 2019
On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 9:46 AM Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com>
> On 8/20/19, Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 8:03 AM Klaas de Waal <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> I have added the option "Full search for old channels" in the Channel
> >> Scan page of mythtv-setup. This implements channel matching across all
> >> channels on all transports both for ATSC and for DVB. For ATSC the
> >> matching is based on major and minor numbers as discussed in this
> >> thread. To test it out, get the latest master from git and build it.
> >> Please note that the "Full search for old channels" option has not yet
> >> been tested on ATSC.
> >> Please note also that the "Full search for old channels" option is
> >> currently by default unchecked. For more details see ticket #13472
> >> comment:3.
> >> Feedback is welcome!
> >> Enjoy,
> >> Klaas.
> > Will this address my issue where there are two stations I can get that
> > the same major and minor channel numbers? They are all virtual channel 7
> > and now broadcast on 7 and 35. They will be frequencies 12 and 35 after
> > repack. 35 is weak and is what I get initially after a full scan. I
> > recall how I overcame it but I think I did a scan starting at 7.1 after
> > full scan.
> > Allen
> I have to think the answer is no on that one, as there's simply no way
> for the scan to know what to do. As I said originally that's a really
> tough one. However if you end up with the wrong frequency my script
> could correct it. I doubt there really is any possible automated
> solution for that one.
> The automated solution would be something similar to what happens when you
download the same document twice. 7.1 and 7.1(2) and then manually edit by
deleting 7.1 and renaming 7.1(2) to 7.1
But I am planning on using your script as there are just 4 channels to
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