[mythtv-users] Fun with FireWire
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Thu Jul 10 16:33:44 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 09:08:27AM -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 8:49 AM, Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu>
> > On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 06:40:11AM -0700, Steve Heistand wrote:
> > >
> > > > When I try to record, though, the results appear to be erratic.
> > > >
> > > > What should I be looking at?
> > >
> > > could you expand some on "erratic"?
> > Missing recording files. System lock-up in one case.
> Sounds like a firewire chipset issue. System lockups are usually driver or
> hardware issues, not software. What board/chipset are you using. I think
> there are some past threads about certain chipsets that people have found
> that "just work"
00:0b.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): NEC Corporation uPD72874 IEEE1394
OHCI 1.1 3-port PHY-Link Ctrlr (rev 01)
Which NewEgg and the box it came in advertised as being an Agere
chipset, which doesn't seem to be the case unless NEC is making
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