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Generating channels.conf w/ analog
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 3:08 am Reply with quote
pteri498
 
Joined: 05 Jan 2008
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I'd like to see about using xine for my pchdtv 5500 whenever I just want a windowed screen, instead of the full screen mythtv.

However, I need channels.conf.

I don't know where to get this or how to generate it. My signal is Comcast cable in Merced, California, and mostly analog. There are about 4 digital channels somewhere in there, but that's not useful for me now.

I downloaded linuxtv-dvb-tools, and tried using the scan utility, but I can't find any setting that gets me to scan the analog channels.

Is it possible?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 6:51 pm Reply with quote
kc77
 
Joined: 18 Jan 2008
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Yes this is possible. I followed these directions:

First install xmltv

sudo apt-get install xmltv

Then go here http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Channel_icons

Read through this carefully and throughly. It does have all of the answers you need. You will need to edit the perl script to fix a bug but other than that you should be fine. After making your edits to the perl script run this at terminal.

sudo ./channel_icons.pl --find-missing --rescan --icon-dir /home/mythtv/.mythtv/channels

The /home/..... dir should be the path of your channels directory for your myth user. Above is an example but yours could be different.

Hope this helps.
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