[mythtv-users] yet another firewire question; difficulty with certain channels

William Munson william_munson at bellsouth.net
Thu Mar 1 03:35:40 UTC 2007


Gabe Rubin wrote:

>I have tried to set up firewire capture again, and am having some
>success with the command line tools (test-mpeg2 and firewire_tester)
>when my channels are set to non-HD on the cable box.  However, I can't
>capture at all when I set to an HD channel, and the firewire_tester
>program fails, whether using broadcast or p2p flags).
>
>I don't think these are 5C encrypted as I am having this difficulty
>with broadcast channels, and at one point, I was able to capture all
>my channels via firewire.  Are there any suggestions anyone can give
>me?
>  
>
They may have sent down an update to your box firmware. Since you used 
to be able to capture and now cannot it points to your cable system as 
the problem.


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