[mythtv-users] RS232 Control

Mitchell Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 02:18:06 UTC 2012

On Thursday, November 8, 2012, Jim Oltman wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Mitchell Gore <mitchell.gore at gmail.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'mitchell.gore at gmail.com');>
> > wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to integrate my Myth System with my RTI home automation
>> control.  One would think the IP control in Myth would be easy to use but
>> unfortunately its complex and over my head to write a driver.
>> What I could do is use RS232.  My idea is to have my controller send
>> RS232 commands to my HTPC.  And then in Linux somehow map those command
>> strings to keyboard keys.
>> Does anyone have any advice on mapping RS232 commands to a keyboard
>> press?  Is it possible?
>> TIA,
>> Mitchell
> Have you thought about using a different way to connect this all together?
>  There's an app called iRule for Android (and iOS) that does RS232 commands
> to your RTI box (via a Global Cache device) and can do telnet commands to
> MythTV (this is how Myth accepts remote commands).
I still don't see where in global cache devices can sent telnet cmds to
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