[mythtv-users] Easiest way to edit channels

Steve Goodey steve at goodey.org
Sat Dec 18 18:57:35 UTC 2021


On Friday, 17 December 2021 20:24:40 GMT Kevin Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2021 at 8:18 AM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 12/16/21 8:21 PM, Kevin Johnson wrote:
> > 
> > So I was able to figure out chedit2.pl and have been successfully editing
> > the database.
> > Once I get the database trimmed, what is the best way to have the channels
> > I have removed from the database not show in the guide?
> > Is there an option using mythfilldatabase?  Or do I now need to delete the
> > unused channels using mythweb or channel editor on the backend?
> > 
> > Thanks for all the help
> > 
> > Personally, I just leave them there. After a couple of weeks the ones that
> > are no longer selected in mythfilldatabase will show "No Data" in the
> > guide.
> > 
> > Otherwise, the easiest way to edit channels is using mythweb. Got to
> > settings, TV, channel info. You can uncheck "visible" to make the channels
> > not show in the guide. You can also delete them from mythweb if you
> > prefer.
> > It is very easy since it is a grid and you can quickly select or unselect
> > a
> > bunch of them and apply the updates.
> 
> Using mythweb I get the following error.
> Warning: Unknown: Input variables exceeded 1000. To increase the limit
> change max_input_vars in php.ini. in Unknown on line 0
> 
> I am not able to change anything.
> I added this to my php.ini  *php_value max_input_vars 10000*
> restarted apache but still no go.
> Suggestions?
> 
> Setting up channels used to be much easier.

https://github.com/MythTV/mythweb/issues/38[1] 


Regards, Steve Goodey
Colchester, England
mailto://steve@goodey.org

Hello to Jason Isaacs

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[1] https://github.com/MythTV/mythweb/issues/38
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