[mythtv-users] mythtvsetup does not recognize my firewire connected STB

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 16:30:40 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:02 AM, bhaskins <bhaskins at chartermi.net> wrote:
> FWIW On all of my firewire setups, as soon as I select firewire I get a
> response on the screen, and can get a menu of boxen to choose from.
> This has been true except when using either of two ( purchased new )
> firewire cables.
> I have three others that work well.
> I can't begin to guess what might be wrong with those two cables and I've
> been messing with this stuff ( cables ) since before the first transistor.
> The two bad cables will pass a static test.
> You really have to just love that Chinese stuff.

Right, this was the expected behavior and has done that for me on
prior setups (using the same cable).  It is not doing it for me now,
so I don't understand the issue.  Also, I am able to capture the
firewire stream using tools outside of myth (e.g., test-mpeg2).

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