[mythtv-users] How to ensure STB is on

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Mon May 3 20:22:50 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 4:16 PM, George Galt <george.galt at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 10:41 PM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > First I looked at 6200ch, but it will only toggle the power state,
> > regardless of the state it's in.  I found another program, sa3250cmd,
> which
> > has discrete on and off options, but this did not work.  The on option
> would
> > only toggle the power state, and the off option did nothing.
> Jerry:
> I have a QIP-6200 and (I believe) the sa3250cmd program seems to work
> for checking the power state and then turning it on if it is off.
> I'll have to check when I get home, but I set this up about a month or
> so ago and believe I thoroughly tested it.
> I do remember there were a few quirks to setting it up, and I don't
> remember them off the top of my head, but I'll see what I can dig up
> when I'm home.


That would be great.  I thought I was always getting the same status back
regardless of whether it was on or off.  Please do let me know what you

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