[mythtv-users] SA 8300HD and MythTV

Christopher Moore g8keepr007 at optonline.net
Thu Dec 17 12:21:07 UTC 2009

Thank you for the suggestion, however I just found how to get to the 
diagnostic screens on the stb and I can see that both firewire ports are 
in fact "disabled".  This would explain my problems.  I will try to 
exchange my box.


On 12/15/2009 11:31 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 8:39 PM, Christopher Moore
> <g8keepr007 at optonline.net>  wrote:
>> Thanks for the replies.  I tried the STB on another machine (my laptop)
>> running fedora 8 and didn't have luck either.  So I'm guessing it's the box
>> and that the Cablevision rep lied to me on the phone.
> I don't think so.  If the ports were disabled, I don't think you'd be
> able to get a visible entry in plugreport.
> Are you using the old firewire stack or the new one?
> You can try using the utilities here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/majoridiot
> mythprime and scanfw might be able to talk to your box.
> Eric
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