[mythtv-users] Hauppauge Nova-T PCI and LIRC

Druid mythtv-users at fastdruid.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 14:28:04 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 11:07 +0000, Graeme Hilton wrote: 
> On Tue, 6 December, 2005 10:59 am, Adrian Kladnig wrote:
> > Graeme Hilton wrote:
> >>
> >>Yay!  It's working!  I recompiled lirc with the --driver=devinput option
> >>and started lircd with the command line 'lircd --driver=dev/input
> >>--device=/dev/input/event0' then 'irxevent &'.
> >>
> >>I've remapped a few of the buttons in /home/mythtv/.lircrc so they make
> >>more sense to me and my GF.
> >>
> > I struggled for about a month with this. Eventually, I ended up
> > modifying budget-ci.c to make the remote work. I found that the Nova-t
> > doesn't use LIRC at all, the only problem being that I have to recompile
> > everytime I install a new kernel.

Like I said, took me a while to figure out. ;-)

FWIW the lirc 'hauppauge' i2c device works on my old
2.6.11-rc2-bk3-20050125153357-default kernel'd suse 9.1
so must be the latest dvb code in the kernel (which given that all I did
was install SuSE 10, didn't even bother to configure the cards and
everything worked is rather nice :-) esp in comparison to the grief with
suse 9.1 )

My bigest mistake was not trying the remote until after I'd installed
lirc and assuming it'd work the same as my previous system.

> > Your method seems so much easier, so I'll have to give it a go!
> Quite simple now I know what steps to follow!  I'm still using the latest
> FC4 x86_64 kernel (2.6.13) with no modifications so no need to keep
> recompiling every few weeks/months. 

2.6.13-15-smp in my case although unless there is a real reason to, I
doubt I'll change that.

I also run lirc via the suse init script and (irexec
via .kde/Autostart), I can post a copy of the init script if you want
but I assume something similar is included in all the distro's (s)rpm's



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