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

jim scott jimdscott at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 14:23:58 UTC 2006

On 11/29/06, Mike Lewis <listemailaccount at gmail.com> wrote:
> D11 receiver?
> What adapter did you get?
> Did you set it up with a null modem cable?
> Did you compile com port support in the kernel?
> Did you setup your directv.pl to include this?
> $baudrate = "115200";
> $serport = "/dev/ttyS0";
> Does /dev/ttyS0 exist?  You are trying to use the USB node, but it is
> actually a serial device.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Controlling_DirectTV_D11_via_USB

Thanks for the response. This is not a D11 receiver. It's an older RCA
model. As I understand it, the D11 receiver has its own USB port. I'm trying
to control my RCA receiver through its Low Speed Data port.
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