[mythtv-users] Firewire Problems, was working

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Thu Sep 21 10:33:22 EDT 2006

Allan Wilson <allanwilson at gmail.com> wrote [09.21.06]:
> Thanks for the patch. I have been reading some of your work on firewire and
> I appreciate the work you are putting in to this. I will try out the patch
> this evening and let you know how it works. Do I need to recompile the
> source after I update it with the patch? I think I know how to apply the
> patch:
> patch /libs/libmythtv/firewirerecorder.cpp p2p.diff

In the root of your mythv source do 'patch -p0 < p2p.diff', then you need 
to recompile and install.

> >From there I am not clear on what I need to do. Also you said that the
> internal changer can change channels on different tuners. Was this not
> working for me because I was using p2p, which was not functioning, instead
> of broadcast? Thanks for your help.

channel changing is done via avc commands and doesnt involve p2p or 
broadcast connections.  If you are having trouble when having your 
firewire model set to SA3250HD, try changing it to SA4200HD.


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