[mythtv-users] Lircd not surviving reboot.

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 04:30:27 UTC 2004

> Ok, I've got my remote working (homebrew IR receiver) with mythtv now,
> however only if I do the following before starting mythtv (which starts
> up on bootup)
> setserial /dev/ttyS0 uart none
> modprobe lirc_serial
> ln -s /dev/lirc0 /dev/lirc
> /sbin/service lircd restart
> After i do all the above (as root) and then start up myth frontend, my
> remote works. My question is, how do I get this to all occur
> automatically. I have
> alias char-major-61 lirc_serial
> in my /etc/modprobe.conf file. I thought this would load the
> lirc_serial module, but I think the "setserial" line needs to be
> executed.
> Is the best thing to do to add these lines to my
> /etc/init.d/mythbackend startup script? If so, does it matter where I
> put it in the "start" clause (obviously before the "daemon mythbackend"
> part)?

I've put mine in /etc/rc.local

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