[mythtv-users] Snip! Snip! Cutting the cable.
stephen at wildwood.baker.org
Fri Mar 19 16:04:31 UTC 2021
On Fri, 2021-03-19 at 15:38 +0000, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 3:09 PM Stephen Baker
> <stephen at wildwood.baker.org> wrote:
> > I just cut the cable. I am now using OTA and streaming. Is there an
> > easy way to inform the scheduler that a source is no longer valid
> > and should not be used in the scheduling. I don't want to go
> > through each channel and mark it invisible.
> If you were using a dedicated videosource
> for your cable, deleting the videosource
> should do it (and deleting the capturecard
> (aka tuner) that was being used for your
> cable for cleanliness).
> Depending on your source of EPG you may
> also want to go clean up any subscription
> you might have.
Won't that remove all the channels with the same sourceid? I think that
would mess up all the referential integrity to the recorded* tables. I
already have a number of shows that display the chanid (#1234) where
there should be a channum from a previous time that I did a channel
scan. I'd like to preserve the history that I have. Marking each
channel as not visible will take it out of the scheduler and out of my
list of viewable. I have already changed the xmltvgrabber to /bin/true
so that it will not try to refresh the program* tables.
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