[mythtv-users] Firewire in CentOS 5.2 on GA-MA78GM-S2H (Texas Instruments TSB43AB23 chipset) - plugreport shows nothing
grantmc at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 02:00:36 UTC 2008
On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 7:50 PM, kanetse at gmail.com <kane.tse at gmail.com>wrote:
> Trying to get firewire working with my mythtv-backend. Previously,
> the same cable box (Motorola DCT6416) was working fine with an older
> backend with a VIA-based firewire card in Fedora 8.
> On my new setup, running CentOS 5.2, plugreport is showing nothing.
> When I run it (as root), it just exits back to the prompt with no
> output whatsoever. However, if I look in dmesg, I can see the
> firewire card is initialized. Modules are loaded properly, the OS can
> see and probe the firewire chipset on the motherboard, and it can even
> pull off the node id of my firewire cable box.
> Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H
> Firewire chipset (on motherboard): Texas Instruments TSB43AB23
> IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
> Kernel: 2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus
> Output of lsmod:
> [root at server02 ~]# lsmod | grep 1394
> raw1394 58544 0
> dv1394 51728 0
> ohci1394 64600 1 dv1394
> ieee1394 387064 3 raw1394,dv1394,ohci1394
> Output of dmesg (showing cable-box detection):
> [root at server02 ~]# dmesg | grep 1394
> ieee1394: no version for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted.
> ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
> ohci1394: fw-host0: OHCI-1394 1.1 (PCI): IRQ=
> MMIO=[fdeff000-fdeff7ff] Max Packet= IR/IT contexts=[4/8]
> ieee1394: Host added: ID:BUS[0-00:1023] GUID[007421**********]
> ieee1394: Node added: ID:BUS[0-01:1023] GUID[001e4**********]
> ieee1394: raw1394: /dev/raw1394 device initialized
> Output of plugreport:
> [root at server02 ~]# plugreport
> [root at server02 ~]#
> I've tried plugging it into both firewire ports on the cable box, same
> thing happens.
> Any ideas?
libraw1394-1.3.0-1 included with 5.2 is most likely your problem. Try
downgrading to libraw1394-1.2.1-1.
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