[mythtv-users] How to ensure STB is on

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Wed May 5 05:13:25 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 10:58 PM, George Galt <george.galt at gmail.com> wrote:

> > George,
> > Thanks for doing those tests.  For me, running sa3250cmd with the on
> command
> > causes the power to toggle, whatever the current state of the STB, and
> > running it with the off command does nothing.  You're sure the power
> light
> > doesn't go off if you run sa3250cmd on when the box is already on?
> > Christian, I too would be happy to help however I can in getting it work
> > with the QIP-6200.
> > -Jerry
> Jerry:
> I just got a few minutes to dig.  The "on" command does nothing.  It
> does not turn the box on or off.  The "off" command toggles the power
> state, so it doesn't even reliably turn things off.
> I'm stumped at this point.  I'll have to poke a little at the doc that
> Christian sent and at the code for both sa3250cmd and 6200ch (and look
> at the patch proposed to 6200ch) and see what I can figure out.
Yeah, despite what my memory told me in my message above, like you, it's the
"off" command which toggle power for me, not the "on" command.  And the "on"
command does nothing.

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