[mythtv-users] SA3250HD Firewire -- A New User's Findings

Greg Mitchell greg at nodecam.com
Sun Apr 29 05:08:00 UTC 2007

Benton Roberts wrote:
> The second thing that's needed is a way to (sometimes) get rid of this
> problematic condition. Once again following the advice of those who have
> gone before, I tried tuning to a known "Clear Channel" (use a broadcast
> network) and then resetting the firewire bus in question. For me, the
> reset command is:
>    firewire_tester -v -P [port] -n [node] -R
Are you using Broadcast or P2P?  Have you tried
    firewire_tester -P [port] -n [node] -B

This is a 100% reliable indicator if my recordings will work - mind you 
I'm using a Motorola 6200.

Thanks for giving back - well documented user experiences are always 


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