[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r14956 - in trunk/mythtv by danielk

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 02:02:21 UTC 2007

On Nov 26, 2007 11:02 AM, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 10:31 -0500, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > On Nov 25, 2007 5:44 PM,  <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
> > >       Author: danielk
> > >         Date: 2007-11-25 22:44:36 +0000 (Sun, 25 Nov 2007)
> > > New Revision: 14956
> > >    Changeset: http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/14956
> > > Refs #3872. Do a firewire bus reset when required in the LinuxFirewireDevice.
> > would it be possible to get this option to remain "off" if more than
> > one STB connected via firewire is present? I found that manually
> > enabling this previously did not solve the problem for me and caused
> > problems if my second STB was recording. This is what prompted me to
> > write the channel change script I have in my wiki user page and I've
> > found this script has fixed the 0bit recording issue for myself and a
> > few others without the need for a bus reset. Enabling this "feature"
> > would just cause a big headache for those with more than one STB and
> > on top of that won't necessarily fix the issue.
> My assumption was that: 1/ most people don't connect multiple STB's on
> the same firewire bus & 2/ those that do might prefer a bad frame over
> a lost recording & 3/ those with multiple STB's on the same firewire
> bus that prefer lost recordings or have some other way to avoid the
> problem like your own script can disable the resets in mythtv-setup.

fair enough

> Steven, if you could incorporate whatever magic you're doing into the
> internal firewire channel changer that would probably make a good
> patch...

I wish I was educated enough to do this. If I was I would have done it
that way to begin with, which is why I just wrote it as a script,
since that I can do. Really its just an iterative process of running
the firewire_tester fix connection until the connection is stable.


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