[mythtv-users] HDPVR & directv.pl questions
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 23:13:07 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 5:03 PM, bigboi <bigboi at wackywombats.com> wrote:
> I have an HDPVR hooked up to my mythtv box and I am trying to get the HDPVR
> to work. I understand that I need a channel changing script and it looks
> like there is a perl script (directv.pl) that can do the channel changing.
> What I don't understand is why the script refers to baud rates when the
> HDPVR is hooked up via USB. Am I looking at the wrong script to use or am I
> missing something?
> I am the first to admit that I may not have a complete grasp on how the
> HDPVR/STB/myth box work together, but I assumed that all I need to do is
> hook the HDPVR to my myth box via USB and place the IR blaster from the
> HDPVR over the IR receiver on the STB (in my case a Directv H20 box) (with
> the other end of the IR cable plugged into the back of the HDPVR). Then the
> channel change script would do the rest (modified appropriately for my STB).
> But the parts about baud rate and serial ports threw me for a loop. I guess
> the part about baud rates makes some sense if that is the rate for the IR
> blaster to use when talking to the STB, but the part about serial port
> doesn't make sense to me for USB. Can anyone enlighten me?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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