[mythtv-users] Soo I just got the Comcast all digital notice. What is my best option?
pickle136 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 22 15:54:01 UTC 2010
On 3/22/2010 11:25 AM, Kirk Bocek wrote:
> On 3/22/2010 8:16 AM, Scott wrote:
>> On 3/22/2010 11:12 AM, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
>>>> I might be headed towards trying a iguana ir usb hardware.
>>> I've posted this before, but just to re-iterate.
>>> The IguanaIR works (on Ubuntu 9.10), but I had to do the following:
>>> 1) Install lib-usb v1.0. I think that Ubuntu shipped with 0.1, and
>>> upgrading to 1.0 made a 1000% difference in channel changing
>>> 2) The Ubuntu LIRC 0.8.6 package doesn't include the iguanair
>>> driver, even though iguana's been in LIRC for a few versions. Use the
>>> pre-compiled LIRC that Iguana provides, and then I don't allow the
>>> updated to "upgrade" lirc.
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>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Unfortunately im running opensuse, but ill keep those versions in mind.
>> I will try compiling lirc with iguana in it a try first. If i can get it
>> running and reporting the driver then i may put down the money for the
>> hw. (Wish i hadnt bought the serial adapter....)
> Another route you can go is to get an IR receiver that also has IR
> transmitters. I bought one some months ago that works fine with the Microsoft
> USB driver in lirc. I'm pretty sure it's this one:
> I can't remember how many transmitters came with mine. They show one in the
> pictures on this listing but don't say how many in the technical specs.
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Yeah i be willing to try something that works with mceusb, i looked over
that product page and its all pretty sparse on how many (if any)
transmitters that has.
My guess is one, which iguana i believe can support 4 (at least 2), but
mceusb sounds like is retty simple to get working
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