[mythtv] Who is currently working the firewire code for the Motorola 6100 series STB boxes?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 21:38:18 UTC 2007

On 10/17/07, Joe Borne <joe.borne at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a very cooperative cable company (Insight) who is willing to help
> resolve the issues some users have with tuning in HD channels on the
> Motorola set top boxes. They feel that I should be able to watch every
> channel I pay for out of the firewire ports on the back, unencrypted. They
> would like to work with us as testers.
> Who is currently working on the code used to communicate with these Motorola
> STBs? I'd like to get them involved so we can work this out. I'm running the
> current SVN.

all they have to do is turn off 5C in the Motorola software. Normally
this signal is sent by the cable company in the channel/show's digital
stream to the cablebox and is passed through from the network but it
can be intercepted/changed/ignored at any step along that process.

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