[mythtv-users] Getting firewire working

Zach White zwhite-mythtv at darkstar.frop.org
Wed Aug 16 23:56:13 UTC 2006

On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 05:59:28PM -0500, Dan Gapinski wrote:
> Node 0 GUID 0x0014f8b4ec520000
> ------------------------------
> oMPR n_plugs=1, data_rate=2, bcast_channel=63
> oPCR[0] online=1, bcast_connection=0, n_p2p_connections=1
>        channel=0, data_rate=0, overhead_id=0, payload=146
> iMPR n_plugs=0, data_rate=2
> sudo ./test-mpeg2 -r 1 > test.mpg
> libiec61883 warning: No plugs exist on either node; using default broadcast
> channel 63.
> Starting to receive
> done.

You're passing the wrong argument to -r. You want to pass the node number

You'll also want to watch, because sometimes the node changes. For me it
seems to pick node 1 most of the time, but sometimes it picks node 0


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