[mythtv-users] Comcast STB upgrade breaks firewire channel changing
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 22:41:55 UTC 2011
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Mike Perkins
<mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
> On 15/03/11 18:16, John Drescher wrote:
>>> Do those boxes have USB ports? If yes, what happens when you plug in
>>> a keyboard? Can you change channels or do anything useful?
>> Nothing happened for me when I plugged in a keyboard to my Comcast
>> STB. I did not even get keyboard lights.
> Did you plug it in with the STB in cold, unpowered state? Remember, you can't
> plug a standard (ie non-USB) keyboard into a PC once it's got past the BIOS.
> Wouldn't be surprised if they used some trick like that.
I just powered off my STB via a power strip and switched it back on to
force a reboot and the USB keyboard still did not work.
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