You're absolutely right, Eric!
But, you know, I'm a Linux rookie and like to experiment this
completely-new-to-me OS potential. If, for instance, I succeed in =
IRDA work with Lirc at one foot from the TV-set, well I could decide to =
a more powerful IR device and go on...
In a nutshell, how many times did you happen to send yourself an e-mail =
to verify your mail system or new provider service? It's a nonsense but =
Da: Eric Jorgensen [mailto:alhaz@...]
Inviato: marted=EC 2 gennaio 2001 16.56
A: De Martino Vittorio (GRTN)
Oggetto: Re: Controlling TV
I don't think this will work very well - IrDA devices=20
are designed to
have a range of three feet. If you were that close to your TV you
wouldn't need a remote, would you?=20
> My final aim is to control my TV set, an old color Phonola, through =
> laptop's IRDA and LIRC under RedHat 6.2.
> I'd been able to prepare the lircd.conf of my remote control=20
by means of
> irrecord and test it with irw. Success!
> Now the question is as simple as that:
> I understand that to transmit signals from my laptop to the=20
TV-set the only
> software are either xrw or rc which I'm unable to compile having =
> version 2.40. Am I right or there's an alternative?
> If yes, what is it?