[mythtv-users] Getting lirc working

Jon jon at sd-6.org
Sat Mar 17 03:02:03 UTC 2007

It sounds like your remote does not repeat keypresses.  Does it have a
LED?  If so, does it continue flashing as you hold the button down?  If
not you can use a digital camera pointed at the ir transmitter to confirm.

Angus wrote:
> I'm trying to use the remote through lirc, but help and documentation is 
> scarce. I have a KWorld Global Terminator TV card (saa7134-based) with a 
> built-in IR. The cat /proc/bus/input/devices for which gives:
> I: Bus=0001 Vendor=1131 Product=0000 Version=0001
> N: Name="saa7134 IR (V-Stream Studio TV "
> P: Phys=pci-0000:01:07.0/ir0
> S: Sysfs=/class/input/input2
> H: Handlers=kbd event2
> B: EV=100003
> B: KEY=2c0814 100004 0 0 0 4 2008000 2090 2001 1e0000 4400 0 ffc
> FWIW. I've been trying irrecord -H dev/input -d /dev/input/event2 
> lirc.conf but when I follow the instructions to hold down a key, I see a 
> period, then eventually: irrecord: gap not found, can't continue. I've 
> also tried pushing several buttons. As long as I keep doing that I get 
> more periods, but if I stop, it quits and complains about an absent gap. 
> What do I do?
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