[mythtv-users] major regressions in 0.22
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Wed Jan 13 20:02:50 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 02:48:21PM -0500, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Michael T. Dean
> <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> > On 01/13/2010 02:16 PM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> >> I moved my storage disks and my firewire card to a new machine,
> >> put in a new system disk, and loaded up MythBuntu 9.10.
> >> Everything came across successfully (HDHR works, ScheduleDirect
> >> works, recordings are in place) except...
> >> FireWire recordings from my 6200-series STB went from failing
> >> once every 20-30 recordings to failing 99% of the time.
> >> I tried Steven Adeff's priming script, to no avail.
> >> Even when I get a good connection and recording, I'm pretty much
> >> guaranteed not to get one the next time around.
> >> Where should I begin looking? I've read the wiki entries on
> >> firewire priming, and tried them. It usually fails. This was all
> >> working on 0.21.
> > s/major regressions in 0.22/major regressions when my distro changed
> > firewire stacks or something/
> > (get that blame away from our feet :)
> More to the point, are you sure this is really a mythtv regression,
> and not a firewire driver or library regression (or something else),
> since you updated your entire distro?
> I'm not even sure which firewire stack *buntu runs anymore.
It appears to be ieee1394, ohci1394, raw1394, which I believe
makes it the old stack, same as previous system.
At this point, I'm not averse to wiping out the system and
redoing it; is there a distro which is known to work well with
http://tao.merseine.nu/~dsr/eula.html is hereby incorporated by reference.
You can't defend freedom by getting rid of it.
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