[mythtv-users] Recording via Firewire on DCT6412
mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 18:11:52 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 1:04 PM, <moodyjunk at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> I need some help with setting up firewire for recording via Motorola
> DCT6412. I am running MythTV 0.21 on Fedora 10 (packaged as MythDora
> From what I can ascertain from the various forums raw1394 has been replaced
> with firewire_core in Fedora 10. plugreport seems to work, as does plugctl,
> but test-mpeg2 returns a 0 byte file. Details are below. I have not been
> using firewire_tester, mythprime, or 6200ch as they seem to depend on
> raw1394 which as I mentioned I believe is no longer supported in FC10.
> Can anyone assist? Can anyone confirm/deny that firewire_tester,
> mythprime, and 6200ch are no longer needed with Fedora 10? Can anyone
> record from DCT641 via firewire using any distro? Thanks.
> Details of plugreport, plugctl, and test-mpeg2:
> * plugreport returns the following in root (null report returned when run
> as mythtv):
> [root at localhost ~]# plugreport
> Host Adapter 0
> Node 0 GUID 0x0090270002188216
> libiec61883 error: error reading oMPR
> libiec61883 error: error reading iMPR
> Node 1 GUID 0x00159afffe43268b
> oMPR n_plugs=1, data_rate=2, bcast_channel=63
> oPCR online=1, bcast_connection=0, n_p2p_connections=0
> channel=0, data_rate=2, overhead_id=0, payload=376
> iMPR n_plugs=0, data_rate=2
> * plugctl using node 1 gives no error messages:
> [root at localhost ~]# plugctl -n 1 "oPCR.n_p2p_connections=1"
> * test-mpeg2 using node 1 gives warnings and a zero byte file; DCT6412 is
> set on a valid clear-QAM HD channel.
> [root at localhost ~]# test-mpeg2 -r 1 > test.mpg
> libiec61883 warning: iec61883_cmp_overlay_p2p_output: Failed to set the
> oPCR plug for node 1.
> libiec61883 warning: Overlayed connection on channel -1.
> You may need to manually set the channel on the receiving node.
> Connect failed, reverting to broadcast channel 63.
> Starting to receive
> *1394 modules aren't loaded and I do not have /dev/raw1394 so I assume the
> old stack is not there. firewire* modules are loaded so I assume the new
> stack is there:
> [root at localhost ~]# lsmod | grep 1394
> [root at localhost ~]# ll /dev | grep 1394
> [root at localhost ~]# lsmod | grep fire
> firewire_ohci 22532 0
> firewire_core 35616 1 firewire_ohci
> crc_itu_t 5760 1 firewire_core
> Suggestions? Thanks.
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are you sure you have your stb tuned to a non 5C channel? i would first
test on a HD local channel. Such as ABC or CBS.
Also try unplugging stb from power, turn pc off. let box power up, plug in
firewire and then boot pc and retry.
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