[mythtv-users] Firewire in CentOS 5.2 on GA-MA78GM-S2H (Texas Instruments TSB43AB23 chipset) - plugreport shows nothing
grantmc at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 04:04:37 UTC 2008
On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 9:36 PM, Kane Tse <kane.tse at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27-Sep-08, at 7:00 PM, "Grant McChesney" <grantmc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 7:50 PM, <kanetse at gmail.com>kanetse at gmail.com <<kane.tse at gmail.com>
> kane.tse at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Trying to get firewire working with my mythtv-backend. Previously,
>> the same cable box (Motorola DCT6416) was working fine with an older
>> backend with a VIA-based firewire card in Fedora 8.
>> On my new setup, running CentOS 5.2, plugreport is showing nothing.
>> When I run it (as root), it just exits back to the prompt with no
>> output whatsoever. However, if I look in dmesg, I can see the
>> firewire card is initialized. Modules are loaded properly, the OS can
>> see and probe the firewire chipset on the motherboard, and it can even
>> pull off the node id of my firewire cable box.
>> Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H
>> Firewire chipset (on motherboard): Texas Instruments TSB43AB23
>> IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
>> Kernel: 2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus
>> Output of lsmod:
>> [root at server02 ~]# lsmod | grep 1394
>> raw1394 58544 0
>> dv1394 51728 0
>> ohci1394 64600 1 dv1394
>> ieee1394 387064 3 raw1394,dv1394,ohci1394
>> Output of dmesg (showing cable-box detection):
>> [root at server02 ~]# dmesg | grep 1394
>> ieee1394: no version for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted.
>> ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
>> ohci1394: fw-host0: OHCI-1394 1.1 (PCI): IRQ=
>> MMIO=[fdeff000-fdeff7ff] Max Packet= IR/IT contexts=[4/8]
>> ieee1394: Host added: ID:BUS[0-00:1023] GUID[007421**********]
>> ieee1394: Node added: ID:BUS[0-01:1023] GUID[001e4**********]
>> ieee1394: raw1394: /dev/raw1394 device initialized
>> Output of plugreport:
>> [root at server02 ~]# plugreport
>> [root at server02 ~]#
>> I've tried plugging it into both firewire ports on the cable box, same
>> thing happens.
>> Any ideas?
> libraw1394-1.3.0-1 included with 5.2 is most likely your problem. Try
> downgrading to libraw1394-1.2.1-1.
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> Do you know if that's available as an rpm from atrpms? Or did you compile
> if from source?
> It's available from CentOS' 5.1 vault:
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