[mythtv-users] need help with my irblaster.info irblaster w. lirc/MythTV

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 20:04:00 UTC 2007

On 30/09/2007, Joe Auty <joe at netmusician.org> wrote:
> Nick Morrott wrote:
> > You need to make sure that lirc_serial was compiled with the
> > '--with-transmitter' option, and that you are calling irsend with the
> > correct lircd socket (the '--device' option).
> >
> Okay, I haven't investigated whether or not lirc_serial was compiled,
> and if so whether it was compiled with --with-transmitter, but simply
> adding the --device option gives me the following:
> $ irsend --device=/dev/lirc0 SEND_ONCE dish 3
> irsend: could not connect to socket
> irsend: Permission denied
> Does this reveal anything interesting? I do have a functioning
> /dev/lirc0 and remote receiver setup.

As I said, you want to connect to the lircd socket - probably
/dev/lircd in your case if you only have one instance of lircd
running. See http://lirc.org/html/irsend.html for more information.

Nick Morrott

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