[mythtv-users] Firewire behavior changed by cable company ?
mike at dividia.net
Mon Jul 9 12:49:49 UTC 2007
Jerry Bett wrote:
> I need some opinions from you smart guys.
> I have a 6200 on Suddenlink Cable (formerly Cox) connected through the
> firewire port. This has been, over the last year, a reliable and high
> quality connection.
> I retired my 0.20 system on an Intel box and moved the firewire over
> to a Epia via box running svn - trying to reduce the heat being
> generated in my office. I notice that recording channels below 63
> (the analog channels) has become a problem about 80% of the time.
> After a channel change I get 'no channel lock' on live tv and 'you may
> have to use an external changer' on the logs.
> Thinking this may be from the SVN Myth or the Via box I changed back
> to my old 0.20 system. Same symptoms. Digital channels work fine but
> the analog channels are unreliable.
> My guess is Suddenlink has done a firmware upgrade on the 6200 that's
> causing this.
> What's your opinion ?
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I have never been able to get analog channels off my SA3250HD STB. I use
some hauppage cards for those channels. But I'm using SVN because in .20
I couldn't use the firewire at all. So ... I don't have an answer,
sorry, just chiming in.
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