[mythtv-users] Silly lirc_mceusb2 question

Trey Thompson treythompson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 14:57:08 UTC 2007

> On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 12:16:28PM -0600, Trey Thompson wrote:
> > I'm sorry to ask something so basic, but, this just has me stumped.
> >
> > I am trying to fix one of my video problems, so I used yum to install
> > the newest nvidia-graphics package from ATRPMS.
> >
> > Well, my remote control stopped working.
> >
> > So, I poked around, and it appears that the modprobe isn't enabling
> > the usb receiver.
> >
> > if I MANUALLY do a "modprobe lirc_mceusb2", and then "service lircd
> > start", then start the frontend, all is well (irw as well as Myth).
> >
> > But I can't seem to get it to automatically go.
> >
> > Please, please, tell me how stupid I am and what I forgot.
> a) you are not stupid ;)

Thanks for the vote of confidence, but I think the jury is still out.  :)

> b) Create an executable file called
>   /etc/sysconfig/modules/lirc.modules and place any modprobing etc
>   needed in there. This file will be autoexectued at bootup.

I already had the script from Wilson in there.  For some reason, the
modprobe with awk command was not returning anything.  So, I updated
lirc and all is well.

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