[mythtv-users] Lirc messages spewing to /var/log/messages!! HELP

James Crow james at ultratans.com
Tue Feb 10 16:47:25 UTC 2009


On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 09:27 -0600, Mitch Gore wrote:
> >>
> >> Oh also, im not using a lirc serial IR input, MCE usb dongle.
> >>
> >> Also, stopping lirc does not improve anything, i still get the
> >> messages.  And its more than a few each second. More like hundreds.
> >>
> >>
> > Sounds like you've got a bad flourescent or energy efficient light somewhere
> > near your receiver.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Mike Perkins
> >
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> 
> Well, most of the time it is in the basement with all lights off, im
> not sure if last night lights were on or not.  Ill have to do a test
> when i get home.  If this is the case, i might need to get creative or
> take out my compact flor.  The odd thing is that I have had the room
> set up exactly the same for the past 2 years and never seen this
> before.
> 
> I checked right now, when i know the lights are off, and its not doing it.
> Also, why does it come across as lirc_serial?
> 

If you do not use it, try removing the lirc_serial kernel module. If
that fixes the problem blacklist it so that it doesn't load again.

'rmmod lirc_serial' to unload and different ways to blacklist depending
on your distro.



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