[mythtv-users] controlling two digital cable boxes
frank at diskshop.ca
Mon Mar 1 19:56:32 EST 2004
I tried many times to get various USB -> Serial cables to work
properly, but never could. I just went out and bought a serial card to
control two different satellite systems. Was not only the easiest, but
the cheapest way also.
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On 1-Mar-04, at 7:42 PM, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
>> I'm sure that I'm not the only one with this kind of arrangement. Is
>> a cheap/easy way to, say, run a cable from a usb port on the myth box
>> the serial port on the second cable box, and then use a second
>> instance of
>> the "channel" script for this?
> There do exist USB->Serial converters. It may or may not work under
> linux. Failing that, you could purchase a PCI serial card.
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