[mythtv-users] More LIRC Woes
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Apr 19 17:11:45 EDT 2004
Scott Nicholson wrote:
>When I run mode2 (I'm logged in via ssh) I get:
>This program is only intended for receivers supporting the pulse/space
>Note that this is no error, but this program simply makes no sense for your
>In order to test your setup run lircd with the --nodaemon option and
>then check if the remote works with the irw tool.
>I then went to the box itself and tried xmode2 with the same result.
>Does this mean I've got something configured wrong?
Sounds like lircd is using the wrong driver--which means you probably
have a LIRC installation that was compiled with "--driver=any". Try
starting lircd with:
or, in your case, probably you can add "--driver=serial" to LIRCD_OPTS
in /etc/conf.d/lircd. (If you prefer short options, use "-H serial"
instead.) See man lircd for details.
You can get a list of drivers supported by your installation of LIRC by
specifying an invalid driver name, i.e.:
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