Channels above 13 record fine via STB. Care to support our work with a few bucks? MPEG-4 channels don’t work with 0. This solves that problem. So, I’ve given up on the IR solution. I use the internal channel tuner. Link, or the generic IEEE is a personal computer and digital video serial bus interface standard offering high-speed communications and isochronous real-time data services.

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Before I get my hands dirty, does anyone know of a reason why this might be a wasted effort. On Fedora, simply execute this command:. If all came back successful you should be able to setup mythtv to use P2P.

I personally believe that Sgb has the greatest potential out there but seemingly ignoring a constantly recurring request to add firewire when two of the three primary Windows products out there MCE and Sage are doing it seamlessly. The FCC has passed a regulation that if you are in the United States, and you have a HD subscription and a HD cable box, they have to on your request replace or upgrade your cable box with working FireWire.

All SD and HD fireeire including premium work. I don’t know if that will help or not. Gaining information to use with plugctl is done by using plugreport.


Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. This is a compatibility list for using Firewire with Mythtv. I updated the ch.

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Some may consider the udev technique ‘hackish’, but it shouldn’t matter on a dedicated mythtv box. Node and adapter should be apparent.

I could be mistaken, but doesn’t the FireDTV connect via firewire? I can provide all the literature on the two driver sets and the firestb. Works perfectly, and even seems to be stable with live TV. I don’t have any premium channels, but all others tested work.

Play around with different methods of booting the box with FW attached. Vasilich January 8, Depending on the Linux distribution and version used, you may wish to use one stack or the other. And I refuse to rent a second rirewire to pump another analog stream thru MP.

In addition to using the channel changers above, commands can be sent to some Set-Top-Boxes STB to simulate remote control or front panel key presses. If it comes back as being successful then setup mythtv to use a broadcast connection. Care to support our work with a few bucks? Retrieved from ” http: This mode presented unreliable operation with dct’s for recording and watching.


Firewire Cable Box Compatibility

Screwed with this for days to no avail. The following techniques are a long-term replacement for using chmod after every reboot and then mototola the back-end.

Connecting via point-to-point was flaky and not as reliable as broadcast. For most people you’ll want to use a p2p connection. For Fedora 13 users and later? Fedora 14 running MythTV 0.

Is there any way to record directly from my STB? – VideoHelp Forum

Will the setup allow capture of previously recorded content? FireWire channel changing always works, regardless of the encryption status of the channels themselves.

For example, my with a Agere Systems FW card requires that mbps be used for the highest reliability. In that case the only choice is to fireire a different provider