[mythtv-users] Guidance for phase 9

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 16:45:58 UTC 2019

On 8/20/19, Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 8:03 AM Klaas de Waal <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I have added the option "Full search for old channels" in the Channel
>> Scan page of mythtv-setup. This implements channel matching across all
>> channels on all transports both for ATSC and for DVB. For ATSC the
>> matching is based on major and minor numbers as discussed in this
>> thread. To test it out, get the latest master from git and build it.
>> Please note that the "Full search for old channels" option has not yet
>> been tested on ATSC.
>> Please note also that the "Full search for old channels" option is
>> currently by default unchecked. For more details see ticket #13472
>> comment:3.
>> Feedback is welcome!
>> Enjoy,
>> Klaas.
> Will this address my issue where there are two stations I can get that have
> the same major and minor channel numbers?  They are all virtual channel 7
> and now broadcast on 7 and 35. They will be frequencies 12 and 35 after the
> repack.  35 is weak and is what I get initially after a full scan. I can't
> recall how I overcame it but I think I did a scan starting at 7.1 after the
> full scan.
> Allen
I have to think the answer is no on that one, as there's simply no way
for the scan to know what to do. As I said originally that's a really
tough one. However if you end up with the wrong frequency my script
could correct it. I doubt there really is any possible automated
solution for that one.


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