Re: how experimental is 1394 these days?
I'm using it for DV capture and also a 1394 hard drive. Both work fine for
me. Once I even accidently disconnected my hard drive while reading data
from it...I plugged it back in and it just kept going from where it left
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffrey W. Baker" <email@example.com>
To: "Kurt Lieber" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 9:28 PM
Subject: Re: how experimental is 1394 these days?
> On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Kurt Lieber wrote:
> > Santa brought us a MiniDV camcorder for Christmas, and I'm interested in
> > using linux to do some basic digital video editing (home videos, soccer
> > games, stupid stuff like that)
> > I know IEEE 1394 support is still experimental, but my question is, how
> > experimental? Is anyone using it (especially for digital video
> > capture/transfer) and, if so, how successful have you been? I don't
> > few application crashes, and even the occasional system crash but I'd
> > avoid things along the lines of file corruption, kernel corruptions,
> I was able to use 1394 sbp drivers to transfer all of the data from my
> iPod to my hard drive, on Linux 2.4.17/powerpc. That was a pleasant
> surprise. I haven't tried DV.
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