[mythtv] firewire branch status?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 18:19:46 UTC 2007


On 4/12/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 11:26 -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > Hi guys, been running this a while and its been great. One thing I
> > noticed, the box got reset  and it changed ports. Myth found it fine
> > with the GUID system but recordings didn't work. I had to run the
> > firewire_tester -B command a couple times on the box at the new port
> > to get it working again. Is the method firewire_tester uses included
> > in part of how Myth internally handles firewire recordings?
>
> Change the "#if 0" in linuxfirewiredevice.cpp's ResetBus()
> to "#if 1" and it will do this for you automatically.
>
> This will glitch any other firewire recordings which are
> ongoing, but if you are only using one firewire recorder
> this is not an issue.

will it do this every time it looks to record or only when it doesn't
get a signal? I'd prefer to only have to worry about it when the box
gets reset (which seems to be rarely).

thanks!
-- 
Steve
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