[mythtv-users] How do I get a firewire GUID to show up in mythtv-setup

Ken Bass kbass at kenbass.com
Thu Oct 29 04:26:48 UTC 2009

Don Brett wrote:
> The guid still doesn't appear on the setup screen.  The computer was 
> not connected to the network at the time (used my neighbors stb, but 
> no network in the room)...does it need to be?  Also, I was hesitant to 
> play with his settings, so I'm not sure if the port is enabled.  So, 
> what's my next move...does the above look correct?
For me, I had the same issue of the GUID not showing up. It was a 
permissions problem. I modified my udev rules so that the firewire 
devices were owned by the 'video' group and it then showed up. (Fedora 
11 for  me).

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