[mythtv-users] Firewire Trial and Error
curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Fri Sep 22 17:19:03 UTC 2006
On Sep 22, 2006, at 11:11 AM, Ed O'Brien wrote:
> I'm trying to hook up my DCT6200 via firewire. I had it working at
> one point, but I can't seem to get it working again since upgrading
> my Myth. As you know, getting it working is basically trial and error.
> This process is tedious and I just can't find a combination that
> works. I had it worked with Port 0, Node 0, Broadcast, and 200MBps
> at one point, but it doesn't work like that anymore.
> Are there any other techniques, methodologies, or suggestions to
> help me figure out the magic combination that'll get this working?
The new firewire_tester program in mythtv/contrib works for me. I run
it with -B to "prime the pump" I guess and it works great from then on.
More information about the mythtv-users