[mythtv-users] Firewire and F8

Michael Jones michael at michaelandholly.com
Wed Jun 4 05:30:03 UTC 2008

On Jun 3, 2008, at 4:10 AM, Harry Devine wrote:

>> 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.

> When I try to tune to a channel that I know is available only over
> firewire, my STB resets (DCT-3412), almost as if I pulled the plug and
> re-plugged it in.  Goes down hard.  I am running my frontend via an  
> session since my main DLP TV is down, so I don't know if that has
> anything to do with it.  I also can't tune the other 2 tuners either,
> both the analog portion of my pcHD5500 (shows snow) and the digital  
> portion (shows a blank screen).
> Harry

That's not anything like how my STB/DVR responds. If I connect to the  
firewire tuner, the DVR either just tunes the channel, or if it was  
powered off, it turns on and then tunes the channel.

A reset is NOT a good sign.

You've stumped me, hopefully someone on the list can provide some help.

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