[mythtv-users] Guide Data over firewire possible?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 14:39:13 UTC 2007

On 8/10/07, Gregg <3gemail at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to grab the guide data through the firewire port?  I
> have Timewarner Cable, and can capture tv over firewire, so i figure
> since they send some sort of data stream to the box to give it guide
> data there must be a way to read that data unless it is encrypted.
> Has anyone explored this?  I am not a dev so I sould not know where to
> begin.

nope, all the firewire port does is duplicate what the box outputs to
the tv. so it won't even send multiple audio tracks if the stream has
them (ie for different languages).
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