[mythtv-users] native lirc support fails- "connection refused"
estespark at 141.com
Fri Oct 15 14:17:25 UTC 2004
That link didn't really say much about permissions, but here is what
I've been using -->
crwxrwxrwx 1 root root 61, 0 Oct 14 22:53 /dev/lirc0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 5 Oct 14 23:26 /dev/lircd -> lirc0
I set the mode to 777 manually on /dev/lirc0
On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 09:04 -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Dana Hata wrote:
> >mythtv version: 0.16 (compiled with native lirc support)
> >lirc version: lirc-0.7.0pre8
> >I installed the lirc driver, and lircd is running, and if I use irw, I
> >can see each button I press.
> >When I run mythfrontend, the remote doesn't work. I see this in the
> >mythtv: could not connect to socket
> >mythtv: Connection refused
> >lirc_init failed for mythtv, see preceding messages
> >I've got no idea why mythfrontend would not be able to to access lirc.
> >Here's a side note- it seems myth tries to access /dev/lircd, because
> >initially, the lirc driver only created a /dev/lirc0, and mythfrontend
> >would throw the same error as above, except saying "file not found"
> >instead of "connection refused". After I added a symbolic link
> >(/dev/lircd) to point to /dev/lirc0, I started getting my current error.
> >Anyone have any idea?
> Did you properly set the permissions on the LIRC devices per the
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