[mythtv-users] lirc almost solved

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Mar 27 21:35:16 UTC 2007

Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 27/03/07, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
>> I lost your response...but not meaning to be argumentative, my setup
>> needs those three modprobe lines. The lirc _i2c module may be all that
>> is needed for a PVR150, but the Imon definitely needs all three.

> I've checked the LIRC source, and can only see lirc_dev being a
> required module for lirc_imon.

Well my Imon remote seems flakey if I don't have the i2c module..

> Have you added the cx8800 to the module blacklist? This *should* stop
> it from being autoloaded, if it is not required. You can then add the
> cx88_dvb/lirc modprobes to a script in /etc/sysconfig/modules/ which
> should get automatically executed before the lircd/mythbackend scripts
> during the init process.

I ran into the autoload problem quite some time ago and was one of the 
first to report the problem and solution here. I don't trust/haven't 
trusted the blacklist alone, so I modprobe cx88_dvb in rc.local.
There is nothing in my /etc/sysconfig/modules folder on my 
mythboax...FC6 too.

> In my experience, there is a great deal of variation (or
> misinformation) between distros regarding module auto-loading at boot
> time. I've been hit by it, and employ a simple solution that works for
> Fedora and *works for me*, but this may not work for all distros.

I'll second that emotion.


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