[mythtv-users] Something broke lirc

Dylan Semler dylan.semler at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 07:59:00 UTC 2006

On 12/7/06, Pete Cap <peteoutside at yahoo.com> wrote:
> List,
> I came back from traveling to find that my myth box had recorded nothing
> in my absense (I missed all those episodes of Heroes!  Dang!)
> After a bit of digging, I find I am getting the irsend errors I used to
> get:
> [root at rockstar ~]# irsend --device=/dev/lircd SEND ONCE DCT2000 40
> irsend: could not connect to socket
> irsend: Connection refused
> I don't recall how I troubleshot and fixed this last time.  Any pointers
> on investigating further?
> There have been absolutely no configuration changes since I got the box
> working, so that's not helping me look.

If you happen to be running FC6 and have done a recent kernel upgrade
without upgrading the lirc kernel module then a yum install lirc-kmdl-`uname
-r` followed by a reboot should solve your problems.


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