[mythtv-users] DCT-6200 Firewire issue

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 14:37:19 EST 2005


did you check the 5C settings for the channels your trying to get over 
firewire?

I also noticed on my pop's 6412 that one port does video and one does channel 
changes, but neither does both...

Steve


On Thursday 01 December 2005 13:44, David Rudder wrote:
> Unfortunately, my P2P connections are definitely not working correctly.
> I tried your advice and connected the firewire cable into the other node
> on the DCT box, but I still get nothing over broadcast, and the same
> problems with P2P.  There's a little history with my cable box.  The
> DCT-6412 is a DVR, which I don't need if I'm going to be using myth.
> They gave it to me in error.  So, I'll be bringing it back and getting a
> straight 6200 and seeing if that works any better.
>
> Thanks for your help!
> -Dave
>
> Steve Adeff wrote:
> > some boxes uses p2p instead of broadband, some boxes have one port set
> > for p2p
> >
> >and one port set to broadband. the people that say to use bcast don't
> > really know what they're talking about. if you have the ability, then
> > yes, use it, if not, p2p is fine.
> >
> >the type of connection matters not, my box uses p2p without issue. I'm
> > waiting for a compatible firewire card arrive in the mail from newegg
> > before I hook it up to MythTV, but when testing with my laptop's built-in
> > firewire I got 100% channel changes correct and no record issues with
> > test-mpeg. I wrote a script that would change the channel +1 run
> > test-mpeg and if data was received write the channel and "ok" in a text
> > file. This was so I could quickly figure out what channels were 5C'd for
> > me, through the whole script I didn't run into a channel change error. I
> > then played around with it (in awe that it actually worked of course) and
> > again had no issues. all through p2p.


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