[mythtv-users] Can't tune comcast 709 (KQED) over firewire (DCH3200) but can tune others (not 5c?)

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Sun Apr 25 16:46:00 UTC 2010

On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 09:16, Marc MERLIN <marc_mtv at merlins.org> wrote:
> [I am on the list, but Cc of replies is appreciated]
> Recently, my mythtv started failing to record some shows from KQED over
> firewire (comcast 709 in the San Francisco Bay Area).
> First, I made sure 709 works fine through the cable box alone.
> Then I went in the diagnostic screen
> http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/How_to_use_a_Motorola_DVR/Configuration#How_To_Check_If_5C_DTCP_is_Enabled
> (using remote, power button, ok/select, menu D11 while I'm on channel 709)
> Screen #3 shows:
> 1394
> Data Xmission Active
> 5c implementation: No
> Copy control: Copy Free
> So this implies that 5c is not active.
> Yet, mythtv won't tune it. I used to have 0.21, just upgraded to 0.23 and no
> progress.
> Other channels (I use over 10) continue to work fine over firewire.
> Any idea what else could be going on here?

did you try to change the channel using the script outside of Myth?

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