[mythtv-users] VMWare move. Firewire - ? Need input

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Thu Sep 22 19:20:12 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Mark <markhsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am moving from Hardware to Vmware ESX 5.
> My only concern is channel changing on my Motorola HD DCT-6200
> I have had years of troublefree firewire  ( 6200ch ) channel changing,
> but as far as I can tell, there is no FW1394 access available to guest
> OS on ESX Vmware.

I'm not a vmware expert.  Can you use PCI passthrough to get complete
control of the firewire card in the guest OS?  Or do you need to share
the firewire controller with another guest OS?


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