[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1809: firewire cable box id by GUID instead of node/plug

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Sun May 14 04:05:02 UTC 2006

MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote [05.14.06]:
> #1809: firewire cable box id by GUID instead of node/plug
> ------------------------------------+---------------------------------------
>  Reporter:  jcrandall at alum.mit.edu  |       Owner:  ijr
>      Type:  enhancement             |      Status:  new
>  Priority:  minor                   |   Milestone:     
> Component:  mythtv                  |     Version:     
>  Severity:  medium                  |  
> ------------------------------------+---------------------------------------
>  I run a mythtv box with a DCT-6200 firewire cable box, and I find that
>  from time to time I have to shut down mythtv, run mythtv-setup, and change
>  the plug (usually between 0, 1, 2) because the box or firewire bus has
>  been reset and assigned a different id.

I would look into why your DCT-6200 is bouncing around to different nodes.

>  As we make these changes, we could presumably also add some more sane
>  initialization to the firewire connection, such that having to do things
>  like:
>  "plugctl -n 1 oPCR[0].n_p2p_connections=1" (from the wiki)
>  are not necessary to get it to work.

manually running plugctl isnt needed, mythtv setups up p2p/broadcast 
connections on its own.


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