[mythtv-users] Turning off visibility does not disable a channel.

David Engel david at istwok.net
Mon Feb 8 00:22:13 UTC 2021

On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 03:31:38PM -0800, Douglas Peale wrote:
> I have three antennas aimed in three different directions. I was turning off visibility of the channels coming off axis (behind)
> the individual sources.
> I found today that even though one channel  was invisible on an input, MythTV was choosing to select that channel for live TV.
> Now, I can override the source in MythTV, but that switches to the default channel on that source. When I try to select the
> channel in question, it switches back to the wrong source.
> I was only able to disable the wrong source, and select the channel on the correct source by deleting the channel on the wrong
> source. This won't work in the long run, because it will just be re-enabled when I scan channels again.
> I will have to manually lower the priority of the wrong source channels, but I can't to that with mythweb, so I will have to
> suffer the horrible channel editor in mythTV backend setup.

Invisible channels should not be used.  Please file a bug report with
the exact steps you took to show the bug.

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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