[mythtv-users] Re: Lirc - could not open /dev/lirc
nate.strickland at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 17:41:38 UTC 2004
modules.conf vs modprobe.conf depends on the distro. Gentoo uses
modules.conf. they do pretty much the same thing
On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 00:39:54 -0700, Jarod Wilson <jcw at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> Unfortunately, I have no suggestions for the OP, short of backing off to
> lircd-0.7.0pre7, since lots of folks seem to have had problems with pre8, but
> I would certainly like to clear a few things up here...
> On Tuesday 26 October 2004 23:16, johnny at fishcounts.com wrote:
> > Make sure in your /etc/modules.conf you have a line that says something
> > like this
> > alias char-major-61 lirc_xxxx
> Er, Johnny, look at the stuff you quoted. He already has that in his module
> config file, which by the way, is not /etc/modules.conf,
> its /etc/modprobe.conf.
> > It can be whichever lirc module you use... Here are the ones to choose from
> > lirc_atiusb.o
> > lirc_bt829.o
> > lirc_dev.o
> > lirc_gpio.o
> > lirc_i2c.o
> > lirc_it87.o
> > lirc_mceusb.o
> > lirc_serial.o
> > lirc_sir.o
> This isn't quite correct. The .o part should be left off. And by the way, the
> modules are .ko w/2.6 kernels, which his distribution uses.
> > On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:16:38 -0700, johnny at fishcounts.com
> > > Chkconfig --level 35 lircd on
> 'chkconfig lircd on' is sufficient. The default is --level 345, so there's no
> need to include the level flag.
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Brian Donaldson
> > > Thanks for the help so far. I did try the chkconfig command, but it
> > > still does not work. I think it was "/sbin/chkconfig lircd on". Here
> > > is my current /etc/modprobe.conf file. What additional lines would
> > > you suggest I add?
> > >
> > > [mythtv at localhost mythtv]$ cat /etc/modprobe.conf
> > > alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
> Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
> jcw at wilsonet.com
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