[mythtv-users] lirc and mythtv

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Sat Sep 4 12:53:00 EDT 2004

On Sep 4, 2004, at 04:14, Verteiler wrote:

> Thank you for your infos. I do have a ~/.mythtv/lircrc set up (I am 
> using the one you provided).
> I'll go through all the configuration steps and see whether I can get 
> the remote working with mythtv. Is there any way to find out whether 
> the rpm has lirc turned on?

You'd look at the spec file to confirm that lirc is on, but there's no 
need. Like I said before, yes, Axel's packages have lirc support.

Also, double-check that lircd is actually running. What does "service 
lircd status" say?

> As for your first clue. I did not post a reply to another thread.

Hm... Judging from the way my email client threaded your first message 
of this thread along with some other messages and the fact that the 
headers of your first message in this thread contain a "In-Reply-To:" 
header, it looks to me like you started this new thread by replying to 
another message on this list and changing the subject. But I could be 

> Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> Verteiler wrote:
>>> So now I have my mythtv server und and running (thanks to your help, 
>>> I shall probably compose a mini howto regarding FC2, ivtv and myth) 
>>> the only thing not working is my Hauppauge remote control. I have 
>>> followed Jarod's how-to and everything works fine (I do see the 
>>> appropriate output when using irw!). I have used the apt-get utility 
>>> to install mythtv and I hope the lirc functionality is compiled into 
>>> this version. When I run mythtv it does not react to any buttons 
>>> pressed. Can someone clue me what to do?
>> First clue: don't reply to another thread to start a new one. Create 
>> a new email. You're messing up the threading for both the archives 
>> and people that use threading email clients.
>> Second clue: do you have a ~/.mythtv/lircrc file set up?
>> I'm running on FC2 for both my machines, both of which have full 
>> functionality as far as remote control of MythTV. And yes, the ATrpms 
>> MythTV packages have native lirc compiled in.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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