[mythtv-users] Multiple instances of lirc (serial/Hauppauge)

John F. DeLuca johnfdeluca at comcast.net
Fri Feb 27 13:56:40 EST 2004


On 27 Feb 2004 at 9:45, Nick Kaijaks wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to set up lirc for use with mythtv for two different
> devices; a homebrew serial port transmitter to change channels and the
> Hauppauge PVR-350 receiver, which I've already had working. At the
> moment, I'd prefer not to rewire the homebrew serial transmitter to
> receive as well (hardware/cable run hassles, plus the fact I've
> already got the receiver working fine), although I guess that's always
> a last resort.
> Googling (both here and lirc lists) leads me to two things:
> (1) You can set up two instances of lirc by making a copy of the
> sources and hacking all references to lirc, LIRC, Lirc etc to
> something else and changing port and char-major to something different
> from the original.
> (2) Implication that there may be another (perhaps simpler) approach,
> because there are two different kernel modules (lirc_serial and
> lirc_i2c).
> I found no good suggestions for how to *actually* run multiple lirc
> modules simultaneously and when I tried the rename kludge (1) it all
> went fine until I tried to make, when I got an error (no sources found
> in . or ..)
> So, I'd really appreciate knowing if anyone on the list has managed
> either of these, and can suggest instructions that even a noodle like
> me can make work...
> Best,
> Nick

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