[mythtv-users] LIRCD will load as root.. But not as mythtv?
dmilani at verizon.net
Thu Jun 1 04:10:32 UTC 2006
I am having similar problems with lirc not starting at boot. It will
start manually after I load the kernel module, and "service lircd
start" as root. One caveat for me is that Jarod's patch for
rc.sysinit-mm.diff doesn't work for me. It returns:
Hunk #1 FAILED on 206
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED
regarding the current thread I don't have a file named 10-lirc.rules in
/etc/udev/rules.d/, but there is one named lirc.rules
It contains this:
I am running FC5 and have followed Jarod's outline. Any thoughts would
R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Michael Jones wrote:
>> I've already tried changing the permissions on the /var/lock/subsys
>> directory and that doesn't solve it.. It also causes problems for
>> areas of the system.
>> LIRCD doesn't actually have a log location..so nothing to change
> The group and owner of your lirc file is probably the problem.
> Your /etc/udev/rules,d folder should have a file 10-lirc.rules with
> KERNEL="lirc[0-9]* SYMLINK="lirc" GROUP="mythtv" MODE+"0666"
> That line creates the symlink, does a chgrp and an chmod all at once.
Correcting my own typos:
KERNEL="lirc[0-9]*" SYMLINK="lirc" GROUP="mythtv" MODE="0666"
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