[mythtv-users] Culling my MythTV channels

Fred Hamilton fred at yonkitime.com
Sun Mar 21 21:08:01 UTC 2021

On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 4:04 PM Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>

>  I will add: you can use the mythweb channel edit screen for this to avoid
> mangling SQL. (I do it
> this way, but I don't have so many channels as you do.) That would be
> mythweb -> spanner icon -> TV
> -> 'channel info' tab.
> This presents all channels in a single huge list with a 'save' button at
> the bottom. You want to
> untick the 'visible' column (2nd from right) for those you don't want. In
> order to ensure that the
> update works correctly you may have to raise one or more of the form/field
> limits in php.ini, since
> *everything* is returned to the server when you hit 'update', not just the
> ones you changed.

Also helpful, but since there doesn't seem to be a way to mass select one
column of checkboxes I'll probably try mucking with the database first
(system's overdue for a good backup anyway).  Thanks Mike.
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