[mythtv-users] PVR-150 install issues with LIRC irblaster

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 00:53:42 UTC 2008

On Jan 5, 2008 1:07 PM, Paul <openletter at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello-
> I'm trying to install LIRC for the irblaster on my
> PVR-150 on Ubuntu 7.10 using the community install
> guide (referenced in the MythTV install guide) here:
> http://tinyurl.com/2uvshh
> I can follow it all pretty well, but when it states to
> make the codes conform to how irw reports the
> keypress, I can't follow this step because I have not
> configured a remote (as instructed in the MythTV and
> lirc install guides).
> So I soldier on and restart lirc then run the irsend
> test using a code from lircd.conf and and I get:
> irsend SEND_ONCE blaster 1_120_KEY_POWER
> irsend: could not connect to socket
> irsend: No such file or directory
> What am I doing wrong?

I'm not sure which version of lirc is included with Ubuntu 7.10, but
this might be helpful:


I used this patched version of lirc to get the blaster working on my PVR-150.

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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