[mythtv] [patch] firewire mpeg2ts input

James Armstrong james at thearmstrongs.org
Wed Feb 2 13:50:12 UTC 2005

> It would be useful if I could combine the Firewire tuner with the 
> another tuner to make a virtual tuner so that I could use a PVR-250 to 
> record the other digital channels from the Motorola 6200 with S-Video.
> The recorder doesn't cope well with channels that can't be recorded over 
> Firewire.
> Mark
> Isaac Richards wrote:
>> On Tuesday 01 February 2005 08:16 pm, Jim Westfall wrote:
>>> Attached is a patch that enables firewire mpeg2ts as a valid input in
>>> linux (x86/ppc).  Its been tested on set top models DCT-6200 and SA 3250
>>> thus far.  I would appreciate additional testers and any feed back.
>> Cool.  Just stuck this in CVS.  So, what all's capturable with a 6200?

Do you think this would ever get to the point where it can be used with 
a JVD DVHS recorder? I think it would be cool to archive some of me 
shows right to the DVHS tapes.

- James

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