[mythtv-users] Firewire Problems, was working

Greg Mitchell greg at nodecam.com
Wed Sep 13 22:50:06 EDT 2006

Allan Wilson wrote:
>     I'm far from an expert, but are you sure that it's the firewire that's
>     not working here?  To me, that log looks more like it's maybe a
>     playback
>     problem.  Have you tried scheduling a recording just to see if
>     Myth is
>     able to capture data, then playing it back in mplayer or something?
>     Greg
> Both recordings and livetv go to either the black screen or the white 
> noise screen. I do think it is a mythfrontend playback issue but I 
> can't figure out how to test it any better.
> Allan
So, did mplayer do the same thing?  Did the scheduled recording actually 
create a file, or was it 0 bytes?

I wonder if your xorg.conf is messed up or something.  Not that I'm much 
help in that arena either ;)  Just trying to suggest where I'd look next.


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