[mythtv-users] lirc not working/crashing

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 08:40:32 UTC 2006

On 26/09/06, Andrew Davis <andrew at nccomp.com> wrote:
> I got that too after changing the perms of /dev/lircd. In my case, udev
> (on FC5) was hanging on startup with my USB IR receiver plugged in after
> adjusting the perms for /dev/lircd. A quick check (ls -als /dev/lirc*)
> showed that only /dev/lircd existed and /dev/lirc did not. I created a
> symlink and pointed /dev/lirc at /dev/lircd and the the issues while
> running irw went away (ln -s /dev/lircd /dev/lirc).
> Of course, per my other post to the list... while this particular issue
> is resolved (and didn't even occur til I changed the perm's of
> /dev/lircd to get my remote working), my remote still doesn't work...

What's the output of lsmod |grep "lirc" ?

Does irw work?


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