[mythtv-users] using mythtv while traveling
jfabernathy at outlook.com
Thu May 25 15:46:27 UTC 2017
On May 25, 2017, at 6:09 AM, Jim Abernathy <jfabernathy at outlook.com<mailto:jfabernathy at outlook.com>> wrote:
On 05/23/2017 11:40 PM, Another Sillyname wrote:
I don't know your hardware setup, but lets assume your OTA is received
by your server using a DVB-T2 card of some description.
Option 2. Capture Cards - Identify the correct card/device that you
use to received OTA transmissions and add it to your existing cards.
Option 4. Video Sources - Create a new video source, lets call it
DVB-T2-OTA-TEST. Configure this for your listings source.
Option 5. Input Connections - Attach the new Capture Card Device
created above to the new Video Source created above.
Option 6. Channel Editor - Do a channel scan in here using the CORRECT
capture card configured above. Sort out the received channels.
That should be it.
What I do for the 'combined' DVB-T2 (terrestrial Freeview) and DVB-S2
(satellite) is sit down and work out what method I want to use to
receive which channels (some are duplicated from both services), then
I have a mythmakechannels script which I use to make ALL channels from
ALL services hidden, then selectively turn back on and renumber the
channels I want and the order I want them in.
So for example......
I turn BBC1 on the DVB-T2 feed back on and make it channel 1 (I can
identify the correct BBC1 using the chanid SQL table value which is
created during the scan)
I renumber the channum for the DVB-S2 version of the BBC1 one channels
to a ridiculous high number (99999xxxxxxxxx) and leave it hidden.
This 'gets it out of the way' of valid channel numbers avoiding
accidental conflict with a valid in use channum.
I sit down and do this for ALL the channels in my combined scans, then
create my customised mythmakechannels script (you could create
different 'flavours' of the script for each location) .
Here is a template of the mythmakechannels script, my version is less
complicated but you should be able to use this one to work out your
own specific needs.
Just so I don't mess this up. I have a HVR2250 PCIe card and a
HDHomeRun Connect. Both are now setup for OTA but the existing Video
source is ScheduleDirect.
Would I just need to Add a Video Source for OTA EPG guide data and then
delete one of the dual tuners connection and add one from the new video
I just discovered that I can add multiple channel listing on Schedules Direct by US Zipcode. Then when I setup the Video Source, I can retrieve the channel listing and then I can pick the listing by Zipcode where I’m located. Scanning for channel get me the new channel list in mythtv. This might be the easiest and require the least work.
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