[mythtv-users] Implementing HD-PVR IR Blaster

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Mon Dec 7 21:53:09 UTC 2009

On Dec 7, 2009, at 4:12 PM, Bobby Schwartz wrote:

>> I am *really* excited to hear this.
>> Since you JUST got this working (including patching) could you share a
>> step-by-step on how to get this included, working etc.
>> Something like:
>>    Install Fedora 12
>>    yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers ....
>>    ......
>> My challenge is I recently moved from Debian/Ubuntu to Fedora and
>> Fedora
>> does things differently
>>    (I patched /usr/src/linux/ in the past... not the Fedora way)
>> If someone wants to share lots of stuff, I am happy to test and write
>> it
>> up, but I can see wasting lots of time trying to get this to work. So
>> any pointers, lessons learned, etc is welcome. Even, hey stupid, read
>> this URL and then patch (from here) and load the module....
> Well I've done all my work thus far in Mythbuntu.  AFAIK the IR blaster
> is already working in FC12.  In fact, that was one thing I used to
> troubleshoot my setup.  I actually got the FC12 Live CD to pick up the
> HDPVR and its IR chip.
> If you're able to use Fedora 12 as a starting point I guess all you'd
> need to do is configure lirc.

Yeah, um, for Fedora, as I've said *several* times on this list already, there is no patching required, you just have to get the blaster firmware in place and configure things appropriately for your hardware.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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