[mythtv-users] DViCO Dual Digital MCE Remote

Shanon Mulley shanonmulleyster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 01:47:03 UTC 2006

I'm also trying to get lirc going on my DViCO Dual Digital card, only
I cant see where to setup lirc - I installed lirc via yum (on FC4) -
do you only get the lirc setup if you install from source?

On 3/5/06, Steve Skarda <steveskarda at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/3/06, Martin Turner <xmode at biosys.net> wrote:
> > This is starting to drive me nuts.. I have a DViCO Dual Digital card and
> > I just cant get the remote working. I have both tuners working fine (I
> > need a small signal booster, but thats a different problem) but I cant
> > even get the remote to detect as a device. Everything I have read says
> > it will show up as a HID USB device, but no matter what I do I just cant
> > get it to work. The only thing that even looks remotely promising is
> > that lsmod is showing ir_common has been loaded. ANY help would be much
> > appreciated as I've been at it for a few weeks now and gotten nowhere.
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>  I have the remote you referred to and struggled as well.   The key for me
> was getting the right .lircrc and lirc.conf file.  The standard Dvico one
> doesn't work.  I attached mine for you.  Note that I customized some of the
> buttons to work well with MythTV.  You may have different preferences.  When
> you run the Lirc setup choose USB, Dvico.  That will set it up for
> usb/hiddev0.   After that is done, get the right .lirc file and copy it to
> the right location.  Run lircd.  At that point run irrecord, just to see if
> it is getting the signal from your remote.  If not, post what you see in
> lirc log.
>   The only other thing I had to do was I ran a script that was suppose to
> autostart lircd.  I had to go into the .init area and edit that file so it
> said usb/hiddev0 instead or lirc0.  Don't bother doing that until you are
> getting something from irrecord or irw.
>  Steve
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