[mythtv-users] lirc_zilog in production
convbox at jamespurl.com
Thu Jan 21 21:14:53 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 03:00:47PM -0600, Johnny Walker wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 2:51 PM, James Purl <convbox at jamespurl.com> wrote:
> > It seems more people are using lirc_zilog (and lirc_dev) with their
> > HD-PVRs. Is lirc_zilog "ready for primetime"? A while back, I remember reading that it
> > made the HD-PVR less stable for recording due to the polling of the IR device.
> > I have one HD-PVR that would be nice to use both as an IR receiver and transmitter.
> > Nice, but not necessary if it would interfere with HD-PVR recordings.
> > If the answer is yes it's stable, does stable usage require the current firmware? I've still
> > got mine on that first firmware that enabled 5.1 via SPDIF (since it's sort of a pain
> > to get it hooked to Windows).
> How timely - read this - http://wilsonet.com/?p=40
> and watch for the word caveat
Thank you JJ! And Yikes--sounds like what I read before. As I'm not up
to speed enough to provide help with driver programming, once the Olympics are over, I'd
be willing to help test/debug with one of my HD-PVRs, if that'd be of any use to
Jarod or others working on the driver.
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