I have had a problem with my Denon AVC and Onkyo AV Receivers in that every once in a while (days or weeks) the serial port settings are removed and the devices set to disabled. This has followed me through 710, 810, 3 motherboards, PCI based serial, USB based serial, so there doesn't seem to be any hardware issue.
I have seen the following in the Process Initialize section of both the Denon and Onkyo device templates:
DisableDevice( device_.devid_, true )
print "The device wouldn't respond. Disabling it.\n"
I have 2 questions:
1. Why is this done? If nobody knows what do you think about me changing it to not disable the device?
2. Does the DisableDevice clear the serial port settings? Is this the desired behaviour if something is temp unavailable?
Thanks in advance,