[mythtv-users] HD-PVR Channel Changing Inquiry (resolved)
jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Jul 21 03:18:05 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You will need to upgrade your kernel to the latest one currently
>> available in updates, 22.214.171.124-141.fc12. There was a flub when I
>> restored the hdpvr-ir-enable patch in earlier kernels after it got
>> accidentally dropped sometime after the initial f12 release, which I
>> finally fixed properly in that kernel (just triple-checked that its
>> working here a few seconds ago). Then you should be able to get a bit
>> more verbose dmesg, and more importantly, a working device. ;)
> Jarod, you are da man! That did the trick!. Once I upgraded my kernel,
> progress went pretty smoothly. Maybe I'll update the wiki to reflect that
> 126.96.36.199 is really not the minimum kernel that is required. I wasted a lot
> of time and energy and I sure don't wish that on anyone.
Yeah, its been a bit rocky, I haven't had time to keep on top of everything.
> When I ran the send_power_new script, I noticed that several codes worked
> with my DCX3200. Even some of the satellite codes (1_29 and 1_39, I
> think). For cable codes, I think 0_80 through 0_85 all worked. I just
> randomly picked 0_85, I think it was. Not sure if there is any reason to
> pick one over the other?
Probably not. Almost all Motorola boxes use pretty much the same
codes, only minor differences here and there, so far as I've seen.
> Per your recommendation, I dumped lirc_i2c in favor of just lirc_zilog, so
> now my OFA remote control commands are picked up by the HD-PVR receiver,
> which I suppose will be OK. It did seem to be more sluggish to respond, as
> compared to the IR receiver on my old PVR-250. Does this make sense? Still
> contemplating whether to stick with this, or try to go back to the more
> responsive IR receiver. One thing I never tried is using the IR receiver on
> my HDHR. I guess I have several options. I welcome any comments or advice
> on this.
I'd forgot about reports of sluggishness w/the hdpvr receiver. Hrm.
Something I'll have to look at shortly. You could certainly take a
crack at running dual lircd instances with both lirc_zilog and
lirc_i2c loaded up. I hope to improve lirc_zilog Real Soon Now though.
jarod at wilsonet.com
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