[mythtv-users] Disable source

DaveD mythtv at guiplot.com
Wed Nov 25 02:47:15 UTC 2020

On 11/24/20 6:03 PM, Hika van den Hoven wrote:
> Hoi DaveD,
> Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 2:03:57 AM, you wrote:
>> Is there a way to disable an entire source until I get my tuner issue
>> fixed?  I thought about "update channel set sourceid=50 where
>> sourceid=4", then set it back when I get the tuner fixed.  I don't know
>> what ramifications might ensue with an invalid sourceid and figured I'd
>> ask if there's a more accepted way of doing this.
> If you unlink it from the tuners you can leave the video source as is.
> In other words set the video source in the input connections to None.
> Tot mails,
>    Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

You mean disable the broken tuner instead of all the channels that 
depend on it?  Wow, what a novel idea!  (Duh)

The SQL that worked perfectly:  update capturecard set sourceid=0 where 

Turns out I'd done this once before and forgotten how.  The old 
capturecard is still in the table with sourceid=0.  Now there are two...


Dave D.

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