[mythtv-users] Can't get HDHR to send IR info

scram69 scram69 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 17:11:15 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 6:47 AM, Jason Weida <jason.m.weida at gmail.com> wrote:
> I can't seem to get the HDHR to send IR traffic to my mythbox.  I downloaded
> DTV36 conf file (for my DTV "peanut" remote) and copied it to
> /etc/lirc/lircd.conf.  I have setup the HDHR to send ir to my
> mythbackend/frontend with:
> hdhomerun_config 1013xxxx set /ir/target " no_clear"
> Then, I killed the running lircd and re-launched with:
> lircd -H udp -d 5000
> Then, I started irw to see if I was getting anythng.  Nothing showed up with
> keypresses from my DirecTV peanut remote.
> sudo tcpdump -nS -i eth1
> shows nothing as well.  Anyone have any idea where I can start to look for
> the problem?  Maybe the router is blocking port 5000?  Maybe my ubuntu box
> is not configured to receive traffic on port 5000?  Is there supposed to be
> an talkback LED on the HDHR, because it's not showing anything when I key
> the remote?  Thanks for any help!
I was not able to get irw to work with the HDHR either.  What I ended
up doing was using the HDHR and irrecord to make my own .conf file:
sudo irrecord -H udb -d 5000 "your_remote.conf"

Then copied the file it made to /etc/lirc/lircd.conf

Hope this helps-

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