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Did not need add an external channel change script. It is important to set the unique channel first, followed by the p2p. STB is stable in P2P and broadcast. Do you already have an account?

The first and third can be found at http: The threads I have been reading do not list a captue card in the requirements and one person mentioned drop-n-drag so it gets confusing. On Fedora, simply execute this command:. For Motorola boxes, this is called ch. Originally Posted by jman This is jotorola compatibility list for using Firewire with Mythtv.

What format are the files captured from the ? Some channels don’t work encrypted? When I use nice -n -2 mythfrontend, I cannot properly playback from my firewire capture card.


I can provide all the literature on the firewore driver sets and the firestb. I’m not a programmer, but I would be willing to help in whatever way possible. The time now is Before I get my hands dirty, does anyone know of a reason why this might be a wasted effort. Then under devices tab I set the Tuning to use Motorola. Just seems strange that someone hasn’t tried to get this working with requests dating over a year motoro,a.

How to use a Motorola DVR/Firewire – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

What little capturing I could do required broadcast mode. We’ve had FIOS for a few years now. I originally tried broadcast, but kept getting errors.

There is a very good chunk of us out there that are already well addicted to the MCE Firewire setup and we are going nowhere without Firewire support.

I just need this stuff off my DVR.

DTV 3250SD STB capture support via firewire / 1394

For most people you’ll want to use a p2p connection. The default speed of mpbs should be fine, but some combinations of boxes and FireWire cards need mbps.


Some shells require the quotes in the command above, and in other plugctl commands, so that the square brackets aren’t seen as a regular expression for firewirs shell to interpret. I read somewhere that programming are usually 19MBps.

[DVR] STB Firewire (IEEE ) Capturing – Verizon FiOS TV | DSLReports Forums

Here is how to get a fully working FireWire setup going either with a single set top box, or several boxes by daisy chaining. I prime the port twice an hour if nothing is recording from the box, and get very reliable recordings from known good channels. Can’t test premium channels as I don’t subscribe to them.

I’ve tried everything to no avail. For Fedora 13 users and later? No, create an account now.