[mythtv-users] Directv with usb 2 serial adapters

John Pierce john.j35 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 18:34:51 UTC 2007

On 7/23/07, Tim Litwiller <timlitw at gmail.com> wrote:
> no, the mythtv box has no hardware serial ports so I need usb2serial on both
> ends of the nul modem cable.
Ok, you stated the following:

"So I enabled the 1 serial port on the mother board - and tried that,
but I am guessing that I need to specify somewhere the speed to
communicate thru the port."

If you the mythbox doesn't have a serial port then enabling the on
board without a connection to it is useless.  My point, if you have
not connected the serial null modem cable to the motherboard serial
port then telling the serial port to communicate at a given rate is

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