[mythtv-users] Firewire functionality question

Gregg 3gemail at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 20:31:03 UTC 2007

>>> I tried firewire_tester while watching tv and it failed.
>>> As soon as I exited watching, it worked.
>>>So does that mean that mythbackend should not lock the firewire port
>>>when mythtv is not using it??

>I would say so

>>And if so could it be a bug in the
>>version I installed from atrpms?

>works for me

>Are you sure the mythtv-setup matches the working mode (p2p/broadcast)?

>>Or is there a setting to tell it not
>>to use the port when it is not recording like DVB has?

>haven't seen it

Strange.  After I unloaded the 1394 drivers and reloaded them I get
success when mythbackend is running.  Now I found that the recording
only fails when Mythtv has to change the channel to record.  I
verified it is set to p2p in mythtvsetup.  Any suggestions?


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