[mythtv-users] Configuring USB->serial converter to control DirecTV set top box

jim scott jimdscott at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 22:04:34 UTC 2006

n 12/3/06, djg at pdp8.net <djg at pdp8.net> wrote:
> Getting a little past my knowledge but it looks like the 7703 and standard
> drivers are not getting along.  I'm sure their is another list with
> more expertise in this area but not sure what it is.
> Look in /proc/bus/usb/devices or use command lsusb
> for your serial adapter vendor and product id.
> Verify that matches the ids in mos7703.h to make sure it knows this
> is the correct driver.
> It should have also created a line with those ids in
> /lib/modules/kernel_version#/modules.usbmap
> If nothing obvious shows up its probably easier to buy a supported device
> unless you are finding this interesting.

lsusb and modules.usbmap match the vendor and product id from mos7703.h.
Thanks for all your help, but I'm giving up. I thought I was safe ordering
from dtvcontrol.com. Guess I was wrong.
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