[mythtv-users] Fun with FireWire

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Wed Jul 16 15:24:36 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 06:42:37AM -0700, Steve Heistand wrote:
> > 
> > However, I am (hoping) seeing much better results by removing
> > one of the FW STBs entirely -- disconnecting it from the cable.
> > 
> > The two possibilities that occur to me:
> > 
> > - faulty STB. I'll replace it and see what happens.
> > - bug in MythTV or the FW drivers.
> > 
> > Has anyone else had problems driving two FW tuners?
> > 
> are the 2 on the same firewire bus or seperate ones?
> and if you swap which one is plugged in do things
> still work?  ie its not a fault box, just issues
> with 2 boxes plugged in.(to possibly the same firewire
> bus) maybe its just as simple as getting another
> firewire card to get another bus for them.

Doesn't seem to matter whether they are daisychained or on
separate physical ports of the same card. 

I don't currently have room for another FW card, but, that
PVR-500 isn't going to be useful any more, so I suppose I could
try that.


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