[mythtv-users] lirc_zilog in production

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 21:00:47 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 2:51 PM, James Purl <convbox at jamespurl.com> wrote:
> It seems more people are using lirc_zilog (and lirc_dev) with their
> HD-PVRs.  Is lirc_zilog "ready for primetime"? A while back, I remember reading that it
> made the HD-PVR less stable for recording due to the polling of the IR device.
> I have one HD-PVR that would be nice to use both as an IR receiver and transmitter.
> Nice, but not necessary if it would interfere with HD-PVR recordings.
> If the answer is yes it's stable, does stable usage require the current firmware?  I've still
> got mine on that first firmware that enabled 5.1 via SPDIF (since it's sort of a pain
> to get it hooked to Windows).

How timely - read this - http://wilsonet.com/?p=40

and watch for the word caveat


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