[mythtv-users] LIRC -> Network Remote Control

John Franklin forgivenbyjc at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 03:30:29 UTC 2011

Good question.  My MBE is on a very old (P4 1.8GHz, I think) computer I
picked up a few years ago used for $20.  The integrated GPU is not strong
enough to display HDTV and only has VGA out, also my TV is an old Sony
Trinitron with no VGA input.  My MFE is run off of my regular desktop as a
separate x screen with an Nvidia 7600GT s-video out.  The MBE and MFE are on
opposite sides of the room, so I will have to point the remote in the
opposite direction than normal--but still doable.  I am assuming here you
mean separate when you say "discrete frontend." Correct me if I

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 23:10, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:

> On 10/18/2011 23:06, John Franklin wrote:
> > Raymond, the only ir receivers I have are the ones which come with the
> > tuner cards.  Buying other things is not an option right now due to
> > being unemployed.
> I'm not suggesting buying anything.  If your backend is sufficiently
> close to your TV that you can use the IR cable from the tuner card, why
> do you even have a discrete frontend?  Every integrated IR cable I've
> seen is no longer than 6', meaning your backend must be in the same room.
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