[mythtv-users] No /dev/lirc (StreamZap USB)

Peter Watkins peterw at tux.org
Sun Sep 9 04:33:32 UTC 2007

On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 11:23:06PM -0500, Don Doumakes wrote:
> I'm installing MythTV on a new Ubunto Feisty Fawn system.  The last
> obstacle to actually using it for watching TV is getting the remote
> control to work.
> I'm using a StreamZap USB remote.  I've confirmed that the device is
> registering itself.  The output of dmesg | grep usb includes:
> [   36.440370] drivers/usb/serial/pl2303.c: Prolific PL2303 USB to
> serial adaptor driver
> [   63.037702] lirc_mceusb2: no version for "lirc_get_pdata" found:
> kernel tainted.
> [   63.042053] lirc_mceusb2: Philips eHome USB IR Transciever and
> Microsoft MCE 2005 Remote Control driver for LIRC $Revision: 1.25 $
> [   63.042057] lirc_mceusb2: Daniel Melander <lirc at rajidae.se>, Martin
> Blatter <martin_a_blatter at yahoo.com>
> [   63.046141] usbcore: registered new interface driver lirc_mceusb2
> So far so good.  I confirm that the lirc_mceusb2 module is loaded:

If you're using the StreamZap USB receiver, you want the lirc_streamzap
kernel module, not lirc_mceusb2. 


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