[mythtv-users] Why does the backend sometimes get my Firewire port wrong?

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 14:56:29 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 9:36 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 11/02/2008 05:36 AM, Phil Bridges wrote:
>> Sometimes when I'm watching LiveTV on a remote frontend through my
>> cable box's Firewire port (please no griping about LiveTV - this is
>> the only way to watch my non-ClearQAM channels in my bedroom),
> I know nothing about firewire, but just wanted to say that if you can
> get video into Myth's LiveTV, Myth can record it, too.  I'm guessing you
> just have a STB that's outputting firewire to your Myth box.  With an
> appropriately-configured video source and listings provider, you can
> even get listings data for it.

Well, I do let Myth record it.  I use the LiveTV for nights like last
night, when there are two games on ESPN and ESPN2 that I want to
watch, and can't record both at the same time.

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