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Re: Mini DV and FC3

On 4/22/05, Ed Hill <ed eh3 com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 23:01 -0400, Kevin Old wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > I've followed this thread exactly as it states and can't seem to get
> > things working.
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2004-December/msg06925.html
> >
> > I have a Panasonic PV-GS15 MiniDV camcorder and have a Firewire PCMCIA card
> > 0b:00.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): NEC Corporation uPD72874 IEEE1394 OHCI
> > 1.1 3-port PHY-Link Ctrlr (rev 01)
> >
> > I've checked at linux1394.org and it is supported.  I'm trying to
> > mount an external harddrive via Firewire (it's in a USB 2.0/Firewire
> > enclosure).
> Hi Kevin,
> >From all of your settings, you should be able to get video content from
> the camera over the 1394 interface using, for instance:
>   $ dvgrab movie001
> although you may need to be root to get the command to work (and of
> course you'll need to have dvgrab installed which is described in the
> link above).
> And I've no experience with 1394-connected hard drives but they should
> appear as SCSI devices:
>   http://www.linux1394.org/sbp2.php
> so take a look in:
>   $ more /proc/scsi/scsi
> after the drive is connected.  And, if so, then mount it as you would
> any other SCSI drive.
> Ed


Thanks for your reply.  I ended up solving my problem by hooking up a
5V power supply to my external harddrive and FC3 was able to recognize
it.  I didn't realize that Firewire wasn't like USB and powered the

Thanks for your help.
Kevin Old
kevinold gmail com

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