Remove Channels XLMTV Myth 31.0

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Remove Channels XLMTV Myth 31.0

Post by bpedrant » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:28 pm

Hello all,

I recently upgraded to MythTV v31.0 and switched to SchedulesDirect XMLTV.
All this is finally working correctly, but I have TONS of channels. (I use OTA and DirecTV Boston)

I have a question on the "proper" way to exclude channels and cannot find it documented.
I performed it on the "mythweb" web site(on the backend server), but overnight, the channels seem to always return.

I am using the "tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite" grabber.

Ideally, I would like for it to exclude channels that I explicitly list. (Pretty much how SD used to work)
I would like to allow any channels that have been stored to be updated. And new channels to be added.


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Re: Remove Channels XLMTV Myth 31.0

Post by chicobiker » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:30 pm

You should be able to go to Channel Editor on the backend, click on the channel you want to hide and change from visible to not visible.

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Re: Remove Channels XLMTV Myth 31.0

Post by jfabernathy » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:35 am

Also on the XMLTV ... son_sqlite you can use the --manage-lineups option to include just the channels you want the lineup downloaded daily for. Then as mentioned above use the mythtv-setup -> Channel Editor and select channels to display. Typically, if you remove a channel in your XMLTV lineup but see it in your guide without any EPG data, then it's a Channel Editor issue on you backend.

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