[mythtv-users] channels.conf

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Apr 2 15:24:46 UTC 2018


On 04/02/2018 11:05 AM, Dan Wilga wrote:
> On 4/2/18 10:15 AM, Klaus Becker wrote:
>> Le lundi 2 avril 2018, 16:10:05 CEST Peter Bennett a écrit :
>>> On 04/02/2018 10:03 AM, Klaus Becker wrote:
>>>> Le lundi 2 avril 2018, 00:54:20 CEST Eyal Lebedinsky a écrit :
>>>>> On 02/04/18 01:30, Klaus Becker wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Which file does MythYV use as channels.conf ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I only want a limited number of channels and not hundreds I am not
>>>>>> interested in.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I know I can configure this inside mythtv-setup, but the easiest 
>>>>>> way is
>>>>>> perhaps to edit the MythYV channels.conf file.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Bye
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Klaus
>>>>> I use MythWeb as it provides a nice screen with one line per 
>>>>> channel and
>>>>> a
>>>>> 'visible' box to untick.
>>>>> http://MyMythTVServer/mythweb/settings/tv/channels
>>>>>
>>>>> HTH
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> When I want to delete channels in the list at
>>>> http://localhost/mythweb/settings/tv/channels, I get the message
>>>>
>>>> "Warning: Unknown: Input variables exceeded 1000. To increase the 
>>>> limit
>>>> change max_input_vars in php.ini. in Unknown on line 0." I edited
>>>> /etc/php/7.2/ apache2/php.ini and changed 1000 to 5000,
>>>>
>>>> I restarted php2 with "systemctl restart apache2", but I still get the
>>>> same
>>>> message.
>>>>
>>>> And what means "in Unknown on line 0" ?
>>>>
>>>> There is also /etc/php/7.2/cli/php.ini, but I suppose I need 
>>>> (should) not
>>>> modify it.
>>>>
>>>> Bye
>>>>
>>>> Klaus
>>> I set mine to 16000. It works that way.
>>
>> I did so, I restarted apache2, but I still get the same error message.
>>
>> Klaus
> It still sounds as though you may not be editing the correct .ini 
> file. The best way to tell which one to edit is to create a file 
> ending in .php within the web root, with just these contents:
>
> <?php phpinfo(); >
>
> Load that in your web browser and look for "Configuration File 
> (php.ini) Path", a few lines down.

Though, depending on the number of channels you have, you may need far 
more than 16000.

Mike


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