[mythtv-users] Re: IR transmitter WORKING

jds jds-myth at losdos.dyndns.org
Mon Jun 28 20:52:19 EDT 2004


thanks for the email and the modules config below.  i've updated the IR
transmitter HOWTO with your fedora-specific info...

or the mirror


> From: pete <tyrstag at earthlink.net>
> After Hours of screwing with this I finally got it to work! (At least
> it's flashing an led, yet to see if it actually will control my dish
> receiver) :)
> Following this guide:
> http://www.mmdsi.com/mythtv/MythTV_DISH_IR_LED_TX_via_Modified_LIRC.html
> Except for the following notes.
> 1. Unfortunately, I had somehow screwed up my kernel .config and I had
> no idea what the original was supposed to be. So, I was getting
> "unresolved symbols" whenever i compiled lirc. To fix, I used apt-get:
> 	# export MYKERNEL=`uname -r`
> 	# apt-get --reinstall install kernel-source#$MYKERNEL
> once this was completed, everything worked as expected.
> 2. add these lines to /etc/modules.conf:
> 	# Module for IR out
> 	alias char-major-72 ledxmit_serial
> 	below ledxmit_serial ledxmit_dev
> 	options ledxmit_serial irq=4 io=0x3f8
> 	pre-install lirc_serial /bin/setserial /dev/ttyS0 uart none
> # I'm using com1
> 3.	# /sbin/depmod -a
> 	# /sbin/modprobe ledxmit_serial
> --Pete
> On Sun, 2004-06-27 at 09:38, pete wrote:
>> I just can't seem to get this to work, no matter what I try.
>> Let me back up and start again.
>> I've got a mythtv setup following Jarod's guide.
>> I have a pvr-250 connected to a dishnetwork satellite receiver through
>> s-video.
>> I'm using the pvr's IR receiver to control myth from a One-for-All
>> remote that is setup and working fine.
>> I built a simple homebrew transmitter.
>> What do I need to do to get the transmitter to work, To change channels
>> on the dish receiver?
>> someone must have gotten this to work.
>> Any help would be much appreciated.
>> --Pete

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