[mythtv-users] Remote is a no go.

Richard C. Isaacson ri at beldurnik.com
Sat Dec 11 08:02:33 UTC 2004

I had this issue earlier. It is strange and frustrating.
Though I found that I was getting bit errors over my PVR-250 into the 
backend. For about 6 hours I used my keyboard. Then I checked the output 
for the backend and found that the errors went away and I could then 
bounce the lircd stuff and it worked. Not sure what "magic" happened at all.


Jordack wrote:

>I’m lost, just cannot figure this out.  Lirc will not
>function properly.  I cannot even get irw to load to
>give me some output.  Here are the details
>I had an issue with ivtv not loading, like many
>people.  So I “echo "/sbin/modprobe ivtv" >>
>I don’t have this hooked up to a video source yet. Its
>just for a front end, would really like the remote to
>work.  It will connect and play recordings from the
>Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>Thanks Jordack
>PVR-250 – Newest Grey remote
>alias eth0 forcedeth
>alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0
>alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
>options snd-card-0 index=0
># ivtv modules setup
>alias char-major-81 videodev
>alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
>install snd-intel8x0 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install
>snd-intel8x0 && /usr/sbin/alsactl restore >/dev/null
>2>&1 || :
>remove snd-intel8x0 { /usr/sbin/alsactl store
>>/dev/null 2>&1 || : ; }; /sbin/modprobe -r
>--ignore-remove snd-intel8x0
>alias usb-controller ehci-hcd
>alias usb-controller1 ohci-hcd
># nvidia kernel module
>alias char-major-195 nvidia-1_0-6629
>install lirc_i2c /sbin/modprobe ivtv; /sbin/modprobe
>--ignore-install lirc_i2c
>---- /etc/udev/rules.d/lirc.rules
>KERNEL="lirc[0-9]*",    NAME="lirc/%n"
>KERNEL="lirc0",        SYMLINK="lirc"
>Dec 10 23:38:12 dagoshey lircd: lircd startup
>Dec 10 23:38:17 dagoshey lircd 0.7.0[3444]: accepted
>new client on /dev/lircd
>Dec 10 23:38:17 dagoshey lircd 0.7.0[3444]: could not
>open /dev/lirc
>Dec 10 23:38:17 dagoshey lircd 0.7.0[3444]:
>default_init(): Is a directory
>Dec 10 23:38:17 dagoshey lircd 0.7.0[3444]: caught
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