[mythtv-users] Help with lirc_i2c - nothing happens..

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 8 22:51:27 EDT 2005

Michael Jones wrote:

>I've got this thing *almost* working.
>One exception though.. lirc_i2c
>I have 2 separate hauppauge controllers.. a PVR150MCE and a PVR250.  I'm
>trying to use the remote for the PVR250 (which is the second card,  the 150
>is 0 and the 250 is 1)
>Everything with lirc seems to start and work correctly, but when I use the
>/usr/bin/irw program to check communication nothing works.
>Here's my modrobe.conf file
>alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
>alias eth0 r8169 Gigabit Ethernet driver 1.1.2
>alias eth1 sis900
>alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0
>options snd-card-0 index=0
>install snd-intel8x0 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-intel8x0 &&
>/usr/sbin/alsactl restore >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
>remove snd-intel8x0 { /usr/sbin/alsactl store >/dev/null 2>&1 || : ; };
>/sbin/modprobe -r --ignore-remove snd-intel8x0
>alias usb-controller ehci-hcd
>alias usb-controller1 ohci-hcd
># nvidia kernel module
>alias char-major-195 nvidia-1_0-7174
>alias nvidia nvidia-1_0-7174
># ivtv (PVR-150MCE)
>alias char-major-81 videodev
>alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
>alias tveeprom tveeprom-ivtv
>alias tuner tuner-ivtv
>alias msp3400 msp3400-ivtv
>#options cx25840 no_black_magic=1
>install lirc_i2c /sbin/modprobe ivtv; /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install
>I've followed wilson.net instructions and even double/triple/quadruple
>checked everything and can't seem to find an issue..
>I'm using the control file from the web site for the grey and black (older?)
>Any help would be appreciated.
Did you try to get just the 250 to work first? If not, you might try 
that first.

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