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Re: Please list the nasty hardware so i know what to avoid
« Reply #30 on: November 01, 2007, 04:59:07 pm »
I use a Nokia N70, but I would like to point out that the keypresses sent via the mobile orbiter are asynchronous...you can send multiple keystrokes down the line, and it will do them...

i.e. 21 to turn on the lights.. 22 to turn them off... makes it more fluid to use.

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Re: Please list the nasty hardware so i know what to avoid
« Reply #31 on: November 01, 2007, 05:20:52 pm »
Hi All,

 I have a small config that includes a Core/Hybrid and 2 MD's where is use wifi so no cabling is required.

here are the main parts of my hardware config:

 WORKS:

 - DVB-S Satellite card "Technisat Skystar 2 with rs232 dongle and remote"

 - DVB-S Satellite card "Twinhan vp1025 pci" (the usb remote control does not work since hiddev grab the
    keys as if it was a keyboard and this makes a real mess, however it's is not lmce related and works
    with my infrared serial receiver).

 - Wifi card Ralinkk rt2500 pci

 - Mother board Mercury PVCLE266-M (works but i would not recommand using this as an md since the
   graphic card is via based mpeg encoding is painfully slow you'll waste an lot of time tweaking the best)

 - Mother board Asus A7N8X2 (works like a charm with 1Gb of ram)
 
 - Laptop ibm T43 (works great as MD with wifi)

 - Homebrew Infrared Serial Receiver ( http://lirc.org/receivers.html )

 - Homebrew Infrared Serial Transmitter ( http://lirc.org/transmitters.html i can transmit raw codes using
   lirc manually but i need to found a way to convert raw codes to pronto format)

 - Mobile phone Nokia 6600 (well it works but it is far to slow to be usable by an end user, i would
    recommend using it just to have a clue about what PlutoMO looks like).

 
 DOES NOT WORK:

  - DVB-S Satellite card "Twinhan VP7021 usb" (This just never worked so far in Linux lacking driver
    support).

  - Video capture card "InnoDV MediaCombo III" (it's a bt878 based card but the driver does not support
    the video conversion chipset)

 Regards,

Rafik

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Re: Please list the nasty hardware so i know what to avoid
« Reply #32 on: November 01, 2007, 09:20:22 pm »
Promise to update my wiki skills and put whatever input i come across as soon as i get some time,

Regards,

Rafik