[mythtv-users] Why does MythTV re-negotiate firewire connections when switching inputs?
mnealbarrett at cox.net
Sat Mar 14 03:50:52 UTC 2009
I have a system that includes a firewire connection to a Motorola
DCH-3200, and a Hauppauge PVR-150. When I view a firewire
channel, MythTV tries to negotiate a lock on the channel that I
want to view. I have noticed that if I switch to the PVR-150,
then switch back to the firewire, MythTV tries to re-negotiate
the firewire channel lock. Why does it do this? Why not just
"hold" the old connection while the PVR-150 is being viewed?
I ask this because firewire is flaky at best, and any time a
firewire channel lock is negotiated there is always a chance of
a hang or crash.
More information about the mythtv-users