[mythtv-users] DCH-6416 Firewire capture

Tim F fenn at stanford.edu
Mon Jun 15 00:09:12 UTC 2009

On Sat, 13 Jun 2009 21:00:06 -0400
Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 2:28 AM, Tim F<fenn at stanford.edu> wrote:
> > You got some great tips already, but I'll add another thing worth
> > checking/tinkering with is the firewire stack you're running - which
> > distro/release/kernel are you using? I've found version 2.0 or
> > later of the libraw1394 stack (juju), tend to work quite well for
> > me (DCH-3416) without the need for any priming.
> Is support for that working in 0.21?  I see the firewire page on the
> MythTV wiki says:
> Note: As of December, 2008, both libraw1394 and MythTV have been
> updated to work properly with the new Juju firewire stack.
> but it doesn't specify which versions.


> I just tried upgrading my kernel to 2.6.29 with the new stack (and
> libraw1394 2.0.2) and I can't seem to get MythTV 0.21 to recognize
> that my STB exists.  After returning to with the old stack
> it's back.

You'll need to rebuild mythtv against the new stack, I believe.


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