[mythtv-users] Firewire and F8
michael at michaelandholly.com
Tue Jun 3 05:36:11 UTC 2008
On Jun 2, 2008, at 9:00 PM, Dylan Semler wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 8:59 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net>
> OK, I gave the test recording a try via firewire and got the following
> error in my backend log:
> 2008-06-02 18:00:04.034 Canceled recording (Recorder Failed): Law &
> Order: Speci
> al Victims Unit "Limitations": channel 3222 on cardid 6, sourceid 3
> I was expecting the channel change script to run, change the channel
> the STB, and start recording. Obviously, it failed and that didn't
> happen. How do you tell your firewire to do this? I'm unclear as to
> how the firewire recording process happens.
> Run your backend with -v record, the logs will be much more
> For me, MythTV changes channels automatically via firewire. I
> didn't set up an external channel change script. I'm using a
> DCT-5100, but myth is configured as DCT-6200. I'm not sure how it
> acts for your box.
> Please try harder to trim your messages next time.
What happens when you go to live TV and select the firewire tuner?
Select a channel in the lower ranges to start with. There are
channels that will not be available under the firewire connection.
Mine (DCT-6200) automatically changes the channel over the firewire as
well, no scripts involved.
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