[olug] myth + COX firewire HD

Dan Linder dan at linder.org
Thu Oct 7 18:47:14 UTC 2010

When I last tried about 18 months ago, it was a non starter.  My port
my be bad, but when The cox tech that came out he didn't have a way to
test or confirm if it was even activated.

If you find a simple tool to talk with the box, i'll try on my box for
a second test.


On 2010-10-07, Kevin D. Snodgrass <kdsnodgrass at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Thu, 10/7/10, Brian Roberson <brian at bstc.net> wrote:
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/FireWire
>> Has anyone successfully done this with a Cox HD receiver? I
>> am about to
>> tackle this setup in the next week, so any caveats you'd
>> like to share would
>> be highly appreciated!
> Haven't done anything with Myth + FireWire.  Don't have FW hardware in
> either MythTV box. :-(  (Hmm, do have a FW mini-jack on the laptop...)  But
> I did try a FW cable from the DCT6200 to my plasma.  Worked fine except NO
> HIGH-DEF!!  Letterbox only.  Don't know if there is something I can do to
> fix that, never played with it.
> If you get it to work I expect a full write-up. :-)  I know others have it
> working, maybe not with Cox hardware though...
> Google "6200 firewire mythtv" brings up some useful results, many old but
> still useful...
> Kevin D. Snodgrass
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