[mythtv-users] Can I setup xmltv before changing grabbers in mythtv-setup?
dheianevans at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 18:05:26 UTC 2020
On Wed, Jun 10, 2020, 11:30 AM Mark Goldberg, <marklgoldberg at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 8:06 AM Mark Goldberg <marklgoldberg at gmail.com>
> > I still have the next two questions.
> > >
> > > For this lineup I ran the tedious channel selection and they are
> > > selected, but for the Dish lineup, we get a small subset of the
> > > available channels and it would be really tedious. In addition, I
> > > don't want new channels to be added automatically with the Dish
> > > lineup, as we don't subscribe to them. Do I select
> > > 2: Set future new or updated lineup channels as unselected
> > > in manage channels or will the mythfilldatabase option
> > > --omit-new-channels keep it from adding new channels.
> > > When I create $HOME/.mythtv/DISH.xmltv do I use the same database at
> > > /home/mythtv/SchedulesDirect.DB? Can those channels be in the same
> > > database?
> > Regards,
> > Mark
> One more issue. With the two lineups, there may be duplicate callsigns
> or at least similar ones from OTA and Dish. The python script gives me
> all of them. It would be much easier to get channel numbers. The Dish
> channels are in integer format. The OTA channels are in the X.1, X.2
> etc format so they can be distinguished.
> Dish has 1052 channels, most of which we don't get, and they assign
> the same channel to more than one channel number, and the same channel
> number to both SD and HD versions of a channel, so only callsigns is
> not so helpful there. Channel numbers and callsigns, sorted
> numerically by channel number would be much more useful.
I've considered doing this remotely. What is the average time to make the
xmltv transition and would you recommend coffee or whiskey to go along with
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