[mythtv-users] Firewire and F8

Michael Jones michael at michaelandholly.com
Wed Jun 4 15:33:50 UTC 2008

> Yeah, hopefully.  I appreciate the help.  Unfortunately, it seems like
> alot of people aren't using firewire yet, so I'll have to keep trying
> different things.  In the meantime, I do have another question for you
> about this.
> Under mythtv-setup for the Firewire input (I don't recall if it's  
> under
> "Input Connections" or "Capture Cards"), I have the following entered
> for the "External Channnel Changer":  */usr/local/bin/6200ch -n 0
> %CHANID%*.  I'm using "-n 0" since my firewire is connected to node 0
> and %CHANID%, which is patterned after the parameters sent into  
> another
> script that I use to remove commercials on recordings.
> I suspect that possibly this isn't correct, and maybe that's what's
> causing the STB to reset itself.  What do you have for your channel
> changing script for your firewire card?

That field is blank in my system.  Try clearing the value and see what  

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