[mythtv-users] Firewire Trial and Error

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Fri Sep 22 17:19:03 UTC 2006


On Sep 22, 2006, at 11:11 AM, Ed O'Brien wrote:

> I'm trying to hook up my DCT6200 via firewire. I had it working at  
> one point, but I can't seem to get it working again since upgrading  
> my Myth. As you know, getting it working is basically trial and error.
>
>
> This process is tedious and I just can't find a combination that  
> works. I had it worked with Port 0, Node 0, Broadcast, and 200MBps  
> at one point, but it doesn't work like that anymore.
>
> Are there any other techniques, methodologies, or suggestions to  
> help me figure out the magic combination that'll get this working?
>

The new firewire_tester program in mythtv/contrib works for me. I run  
it with -B to "prime the pump" I guess and it works great from then on.

Curtis





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