david manning on 13 Oct 2010 04:42:08 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] mythtv, comcast rng 110

  • From: david manning <dwmanning@gmail.com>
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  • Subject: Re: [PLUG] mythtv, comcast rng 110
  • Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 07:41:59 -0400
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I believe the FCC still requires that any firewire port on a set top
box should stream non-premium TV.  It looks like they're loosening the
requirement to allow open access over IP now too [1].  I had luck
streaming over firewire from a Comcast Motorola STB afew years ago.

[1] http://www.multichannel.com/article/453970-FCC_Douses_FireWire_Requirement_For_Set_Tops_With_IP.php


On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Michael Lazin <microlaser@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, my girlfriend and I recently got comcast digital cable with HD, and I
> noticed that our cable box, the RNG 110 has a firewire port. ÂI did some
> reading about mythtv and firewire and apparently some people have gotten
> this working through the firewire port. ÂHas anyone on this list done this
> successfully? ÂI know comcast wants to charge you for connecting the unit to
> each TV. ÂDoes this mean that I'd be violating anything by hooking a linux
> box up to the unit through firewire? ÂWill this work? ÂIs it allowed?
> ÂThanks.
> Michael
> --
> Michael Lazin
> to gar auto estin noein te kai ennai
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