[mythtv-users] Problems with LIRC

William Munson william_munson at bellsouth.net
Fri Sep 21 21:57:06 UTC 2007

Ryan Steffes wrote:
> I know this should be on the lirc list, but that's a heck of a lot
> harder to search than the myth list, and usually less active.  I
> upgraded a bunch of my equipment and along the way managed to cause
> enough trouble to make me have to reinstall.  Of all the portions I've
> had problems with, I was surprised the one I can find the least
> information on is the setting lirc back up.
> It seemed very straightforward, download, make, install, copy the
> config file back over and voila!
> However, I'm getting this error and can't find much information on it:
> #modprobe lirc_serial
> FATAL: Error inserting lirc_serial
> (/lib/modules/2.6.17-15mdv/misc/lirc_serial.ko): Input/output error
> #dmesg |grep lirc
> lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, at major 61
> lirc_serial: auto-detected active low receiver
> lirc_dev: lirc_register_plugin: sample_rate: 0
> lirc_dev: lirc_register_plugin: no module owner registered
> lirc_serial: register_chrdev failed!

It cannot find your module. Looks like you did not configure it for the 
serial module and it was never built.
> I've got a homebrew receiver, and am using the exact same driver (even
> tried copying the lirc_dev and lirc_serial over) from my other
> frontend with a similar homebuilt receiver.
> Any ideas before I go to the right list?
> Thanks,
> Ryan
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