[mythtv-users] MOtorola 6200 - firewire

Greg Oliver goliver at cistera.com
Thu Mar 16 23:57:23 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 17:22 -0600, Greg Oliver wrote:
> Quick rundown.  I am running Myth 0.18.1-r2 from Gentoo 2006.0.  I get
> the following messages when I connect the 6200 to my laptop via the
> firewire port.  
> 
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394: Node added: ID:BUS[0-00:1023]
> GUID[00159aff fe2202dc]
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394: Node changed: 0-00:1023 -> 0-01:1023
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394.agent[7145]: ... no drivers for
> IEEE1394 prod uct 0x/0x/0x
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394.agent[7174]: ... no drivers for
> IEEE1394 prod uct 0x/0x/0x
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394.agent[7168]: ... no drivers for
> IEEE1394 prod uct 0x/0x/0x
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394.agent[7187]: ... no drivers for
> IEEE1394 prod uct 0x000000/0x005068/0x010101
> Mar 11 17:31:27 localhost ieee1394: raw1394: /dev/raw1394 device
> initialized
> 
> Plugreport sees the device @ host0, node1 just like is in syslog.  I
> pretty much folloed the guide @ 
> http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php even though I do not run FC, but
> the relevant tests were all run.  The test-mpeg2 never captures a frame.
> Also, u-dev does work properly and create the device nodes, so I did not
> have to follow that portion.
> 
> So I was wondering if someone could post the relevant portions of the
> kernel that must be enabled (I have compiled it 10 ways from Sunday with
> all and minimal options) and tried everything I need to know.
> 
> I do not know if it means the firewire is off on the 6200 - I doubt it
> since they negotiate.  When I start mythbackend, it immediately says No
> Motorola DCT 6200 found on the bus.
> 
> I no longer have the 6200 in front of me to test, but will be going back
> this weekend to try some more.  My regular box is running 0.19, and I
> believe I read that firewire is non-functional in that version, so I
> went back to 0.18 on my laptop since I didn't want to lug my PC across
> town.
> 
> Is there something I may be overlooking somewhere?

Not that I usually reply to my own emails, but I saw in one place (can't
remember) that the fireqwire port needed to be 200MB, but that didn't
make sense since 100 is plenty.  Anyhow, I only have 100MB - if that
matters.

Thanks,

Greg



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