[mythtv-users] irw problems

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Tue Jul 19 00:08:29 EDT 2005

irw watches /dev/lircd, which is not the same as /dev/lirc or /dev/lirc0

to have a valid /dev/lircd you need to have the daemon running.

On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 23:11:42 -0400
Al Furman wrote:

> I am building a myth box using Jarod's guide and have been stuck  
> getting lirc to work with the IR receiver from zapway.de.
> I can see signals from my remote using mode2 and when I cat /dev/lirc  
> or /dev/lirc0.  I see no signals when I run irw.  There are no  
> relevant errors in /var/log/messages or dmesg.  I have tested using  
> different remotes and lircd config files to no avail.  I am going to  
> try compiling lirc in debug mode next, but was wondering if anyone in  
> the group had any suggestions I may be missing.
> Thanks

Nick Rout

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