[mythtv-users] Big headaches trying to get LIRC working

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sun Feb 27 19:04:13 UTC 2005

On Sunday 27 February 2005 10:57, Jason Donahue wrote:
> I have several Myth Boxes, and have done a bunch of installs, mainly
> based around Jarod's HOWTO.
> Currently I am trying to get a USB XP MCE receiver working on a front-
> end only box.
> I have everything installed, and the proper module loads when I plug in
> the receiver.
> The main problem is that /dev/lirc0 is not getting created, so nothing
> works.
> What do I need to do to get /dev/lirc0 created ? I even tried creating
> it with mknod, but when I manually create it, things like irw and
> irrecord seg fault.
> Any help is appreciated...

Re-read the lirc parts in my latest doc rev. There's a patch for rc.sysinit 
and a udev rules file needed to get everything to auto-load properly at 

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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