[mythtv] firewire tester

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Mon Aug 21 14:45:22 UTC 2006

BP <lists at qucae.com> wrote [08.20.06]:
> Jim Westfall wrote:
> > 
> > Can you supply output from running the -B option on the firewire tester as 
> > well as the output from the backend with -v record,channel from when it 
> > fails on a non-encrypted channel.
> > 
> Jim,
> Oddly, my firewire has now been stable for the first time in months.  I 
> am unable to get you the information you wanted.  When it was failing, 
> your tool would spew several lines of "TS packet out of sync." before 
> fixing the issue.  If I start seeing the problem again, I'll get the 
> output for you.

Thats good to hear.

I also got the sync issue from time to time when testing the util too.  It 
means the stb handed us an invalid mpegts packet (bad sync byte).  

I checked in a slightly modified version of the firewire tester into svn 
yesterday under the contrib/ dir.


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