[mythtv-users] Control of MythBox over Serial port?

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Fri Apr 6 17:49:57 UTC 2007

On Fri, 6 Apr 2007 08:38:37 -0400, "Phil Bridges"
<gravityhammer at gmail.com> said:
> I'm working on integrating my MythBox into a crestron automation
> system.  Unfortunately, I'm unable to use the telnet IP interface to
> Myth for this - this was my first (and preferred) option.
> Can anybody think of a way to use the telnet interface over a serial
> port?  Otherwise, is there another way to use the serial port to
> control the box?  Perhaps a "dummy" LIRC instance?

Have you tried running a telnet client on the serial console using
agetty? I haven't tried it but possibly something like this in inittab
would work: co:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -h -l "telnet localhost 6546"
ttyS0 9600 vt102

You may have to wrap the -l parm into a separate script though.


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