[mythtv-users] Not seeing LCD output on my Zalman HD-160

Steve Smith st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 16:31:35 UTC 2008

On 15/01/2008, Irumbo Mateene <imateene at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Nope, it's actually the irtrans display. You need to download the
> > modified lcdproc files from here:
> > http://www.irtrans.de/en/download/linux.php
> >
> > Also, the HD-160 has a built-in irreceiver which I find much better
> > than the PVR-350 ir receiver I was using. You can get their irserver
> > software from the same place.
> >
> > It took me a little while to figure out how it all works together so
> > if you need any more pointers, feel free to ask.
> >
> >
> Thx for info I will give this a try and see what happens.  However I have
> the following questions:
> I have a PVR-150 that uses an ir-blaster to control my STB it also comes
> with an ir-receiver.   I haven't yet attempted to mess with the ir receiver
> but now may be a good time as any.
> Is there a possibility of messing things up i.e having 2 different ir
> servers running for the PVR-160 and the HD-160 case?   The reason I ask is
> that I am not sure whether getting the ir receiver (for HD-160 case) to work
> will mess up with the operation of the PVR-160 ir blaster.   I believe the
> software that fires the blaster may also be the one that is litsening for ir
> transmissions for the PVR-150.
> Here is where it gets a bit messy.  I already installed LCDproc from (the
> linux lcd driver website), but it never worked.  I will uninstall LCDproc
> but it is possible it may have installed some config files .. could this be
> an issue?
> finally would you have a working lirc file that works with your Zalman
> HD-160 case?
> thx in advance
> IM
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So your question is:
Q:   In lirc can I have separate devices for receiver and sender and how do
I do it?
A:   I don't know. ;-)

However, the LCDProc used to drive the LCD is completely separate from lirc
which is used for IR.


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