Sometimes it takes far too much time to do what you thought would be something quick. I wanted to connect a IR receiver to an Arduino to read out the code when I press POWER on the Surround Sound Home Theater AV Receiver. I need that to be able to automate it.

6 hours later I'm finally able to. It took several hours and 4 different USB2Serial adapters to finally understand that I need to reboot my Linux machine after I upgraded the kernel probably several...


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