[mythtv-users] Firewire STB Trouble on Linux

Stephen Sassman sassman1 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 22:16:24 UTC 2006

> I'm trying to use the Firewire support with my Comcast 3412 STB. I'm
> running a 2.6.17 Linux kernel on a Pentium 4 laptop. Under Windows XP on
> the same hardware I can do the captures (capdvhs), and under MacOS X on
> different hardware but same STB I also get success (virtualdvhs - chan 0).

I had similar problems. Try this script to get things going:

plugctl -n 0 oPCR[0].n_p2p_connections=0
plugctl -n 0 oPCR[0].bcast_connection=0
plugctl -n 0 oPCR[0].data_rate=2
plugctl -n 0 oPCR[0].channel=0
plugctl -n 0 oPCR[0].n_p2p_connections=1
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