[mythtv] firewire branch status?
danielk at cuymedia.net
Thu Apr 12 20:17:03 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 14:19 -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 4/12/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 11:26 -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > > Hi guys, been running this a while and its been great. One thing I
> > > noticed, the box got reset and it changed ports. Myth found it fine
> > > with the GUID system but recordings didn't work. I had to run the
> > > firewire_tester -B command a couple times on the box at the new port
> > > to get it working again. Is the method firewire_tester uses included
> > > in part of how Myth internally handles firewire recordings?
> > Change the "#if 0" in linuxfirewiredevice.cpp's ResetBus()
> > to "#if 1" and it will do this for you automatically.
> > This will glitch any other firewire recordings which are
> > ongoing, but if you are only using one firewire recorder
> > this is not an issue.
> will it do this every time it looks to record or only when it doesn't
> get a signal? I'd prefer to only have to worry about it when the box
> gets reset (which seems to be rarely).
It will force a reset only when it doesn't get data.
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