[mythtv-users] Using Fibre link to extend IR??

Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Sat Jul 31 04:13:50 UTC 2010

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On 2010-07-30, at 23:32, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 8:05 PM, R. G. Newbury  
> <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
>> On 07/30/2010 02:09 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 11:38 PM, R. G.  
>>> Newbury<newbury at mandamus.org>
>>>  wrote:
>>>> On 07/29/2010 06:29 PM, Tyler T wrote:
>>>>>> A quick google did not seem to retrieve anything likely. Then  
>>>>>> again, I
>>>>>> probably used the wrong search terms.
>>>>>> Any ideas appreciated.
>>>>> I think you're looking for an "IR Extender", "IR Repeater" or
>>>>> "Multi-room remote".
>>>>> To be honest though, it's probably cheaper/easier/reliabler to  
>>>>> get a
>>>>> Bluetooth remote to replace your IR one. Your DiNovo appears to be
>>>>> Bluetooth so you should not need to purchase an additional  
>>>>> dongle for
>>>>> the Mythbox.
>>>>> If the iMon is your thing, it appears to also be available in an  
>>>>> RF
>>>>> edition.
>>>> Now THAT I did not know. Never seen a mention of one.
>>>> And the Antex Veris line (which appears to be the new distributor  
>>>> of the
>>>> Imon) is impossible to find around here...
>>> I'm pretty sure the RF products were discontinued quite a while ago,
>>> but you might be able to find them somewhere. The imon driver *does*
>>> purport to support them (there's RF-specific code for device
>>> association in there), but I doubt if its actually been tested in
>>> ages.
>> In other words, Jarod, if I find one cheap, I should buy an extra  
>> so we can
>> spelunk it's output codes?
> Indeed. :)
> (On a related note, I have a bug filed at bugzilla.kernel.org tracking
> a few additional fixes that are necessary to make the imon driver
> behave a bit better under a few different scenarios... But currently
> very tied up with other IR stuff right now...)

If you want me to test send it on. I even know where my build scripts  
are stored!  'Cause I can't *remember* how to do it'

And I have some patches for MythCenter-wide for you to check, sometime  

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