[Cialug] OT: Mediacom DVR
nathanism at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 16:03:35 CDT 2007
On 10/9/07, Jerry Heiselman <jweida at gmail.com> wrote:
> The devices do have USB ports, but they are disabled. I experimented a
> while back when I worked for Mediacom and the ports seem to have no
> functional purpose at this time (at least, nothing that Motorola is
I would have figured those were for a manufacturer's diagnostics
hookup, but that's only a guess.
> The firewire ports, however, are active and you can pull a stream from them.
> Of course, I've only heard of this working on a Mac, but I'm sure there is
> a Linux project out there somewhere working on it. Apparently Windows
> doesn't have the necessary capability in the kernel.
Oooooh, neat. I didn't even try that. If anyone here knows something
about doing this on Linux, I'd be oh-so-curious to hear about it.
Nathan P. Stien
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