[mythtv-users] Re: Problems with lirc and PVR-250 on FC2

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Mon Nov 22 20:26:54 UTC 2004

On Monday 22 November 2004 11:56, Lane Schwartz wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 11:38:00 -0800, Jarod Wilson <jcw at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> > On Monday 22 November 2004 11:26, Lane Schwartz wrote:
> > > As I said, I have already been using Jarod's guide. Also, after
> > > following it, I am still having no luck getting lirc to work properly.
> >
> > You aren't the only one. Not a clue what has changed, it works for me,
> > but...
> >
> > > If you do have lirc working with a Haupauge WinTV PVR-250 and the
> > > accompanying grey remote, I would be much obliged if you could post
> > > the settings that you use: lirc version, your /etc/modprobe.conf file,
> > > and the commands that you use to load lirc modules and to start lircd.
> >
> > I'm running lirc 0.7.0pre7, doing everything else exactly as I wrote.
> Thanks, Jarod. I have no idea what's the matter, either.


Have you tried backing off to pre7?

> Earlier in this thread, Christoph Bartelmus suggested that I "Load
> lirc_i2c in debug mode and check in the logs whether key codes are
> received by the module."
> I'm not sure how to do that... waiting for a reply from him. If
> anybody else knows how, that'd be grand.

I *think* you just need to add a line to modprobe.conf: "options lirc_i2c 
debug=1", unload and reload the module, then try irw. You should get a bunch 
of stuff logged in /var/log/messages for the lirc_i2c module.

> As it stands now, irw just sits there and doesn't show any signs that
> I'm pressing buttons.

Not good. I thought others having problems were at least getting feedback from 
irw. Do you register any button presses with irrecord?

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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