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Pat Clark

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Thanks. I saw that video but didn't look at it. I'm a verbal person, :) and the site doesn't say how it's hooked up as far as I saw. I'm running pretty short on USB ports, but I think I can manage. The USB data rate would be low enough that a multi-port extender would probably be OK.

Have to consult with She Who Must Be Obeyed to see if she wants to re-learn how to watch TV. We use a mouse now.

Do you anticipate having problems with a forked library as time marches on?
 

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    I ended up compiling custom version of libCEC 2.0.4 for now, with no combo keys. It's also a bit more responsive with MediaPortal. Double tap filtering has changed a little, just set it to a delay that is required between key strokes to be registered. Most TV's don't need it anyway so just leave unchecked unless you experience problems.
    Download here: http://code.google.com/p/cecremote/downloads/detail?name=CecRemote-0-8-3.mpe1
    I have tested. STOP is working fine now and yes, the remote is very responsive.

    Another thing that I have mentioned:
    When MePo wakes the htpc for a recording the TV stays off. That is fine. But when I'm powering on the TV during a recording the remote does not work. In such a case I have to press standby at the htpc twice. Then the plugin reconnects to the P8 box. Is this only a bug within my environment?
     
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    Do you anticipate having problems with a forked library as time marches on?
    Not really, the changes are really small and the client is still compatible with any version of libCEC.[DOUBLEPOST=1354019660][/DOUBLEPOST]
    Another thing that I have mentioned:
    When MePo wakes the htpc for a recording the TV stays off. That is fine. But when I'm powering on the TV during a recording the remote does not work. In such a case I have to press standby at the htpc twice. Then the plugin reconnects to the P8 box. Is this only a bug within my environment?
    So, if you wake up the htpc with remote, keyboard, etc. it connects normally, but if Powerscheduler wakes it up, it doesn't connect? Can you post logs covering MePo start-> sleep -> wake up for recording.
     

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    So, if you wake up the htpc with remote, keyboard, etc. it connects normally, but if Powerscheduler wakes it up, it doesn't connect? Can you post logs covering MePo start-> sleep -> wake up for recording.
    I hope all is covered within the log.

    21:01 starting MePo and scheduling a recording at 21:15
    21:05 htpc suspends (S3)
    21:11 htpc resumes for recording, tv stays turned of (that is ok)
    until 21:13 switch on tv, use the remote, remote does not work
    21:13 press standby button at htpc twice, tv gets blanc (not turned of) and shows picture again after second press
    remote is working
     

    megahorst

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    Hello,
    after some days of using the plugin very often I have some improvement suggestions.

    I `m using the htpc in my livingroom also as a sever for a second client and also as server for MPExtended.
    When a client wakes up the htpc with WOL magic packets the htpc resumes from S3 and the TV in the livingroom is turned on.
    Is it possible that the TV stays off when the htpc comes from standby; except the wakeup is a manual user action (choose htpc hdmi at TV or press power button at htpc)?

    I`m also using the option to turn off the the TV when the htpc goes to sleep. This causes a switch off of the TV when MePo is exited for maintenance.
    Is it possible to add an option to not switch of when MePo is exited?

    Is it possible to send the htpc to sleep (or whatever is choosen in the powerscheduler) whet the TV is turned of and there is no other action on the htpc (recording, playing music, ...)
     
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    Pat Clark

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    USB-CEC adapter just arrived. Windows 7 cannot find a driver for it and I can't find one on the Pulse site. Any ideas what might be wrong?
     

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    Go to the Pulse Eight site and click on packages.
    Then click on "older versions" in the lower XBMC for Windows box.

    Download "libcec-latest.exe" and install it. That' it.
     

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