[mythtv-users] OT: mATX HTPC cases with LCD/VFD
vbtalent at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 02:47:40 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:27 PM, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 7:58 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 2009/1/22 A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com>:
>> > I do use Ubuntu, are your patches widely available or only for personal
>> > I'm assuming your patches are to address the same issues as what David
>> > running into? great information David.
>> > "To get lirc to automatically detect the display as an LCD instead of a
>> > VFD, you need to use lirc from CVS. Specifically, you need revision
>> > 1.32 or later of lirc_imon.c. If you don't want to use all unreleased
>> > lirc, just drop that one file into lirc-0.8.4a. I'm actually using it
>> > with lirc-0.8.3."
>> Here are the messages I wrote regarding the lcd support in lirc 0.8.3
>> that comes with ubuntu 8.10.
>> For adding support of the LCD in stock lirc:
>> "For those running Ubuntu (tested on Ubuntu 8.10 beta)
>> I've made a patch to the existing lirc modules, the advantage being
>> that they will be installed in the proper location, and it will be
>> easier to maintain in the future.
>> Patch is available there:
>> How to use it:
>> # apt-get install lirc-modules-source
>> # cd /usr/src/lirc-0.8.3
>> # patch -p1 < /path/th/lirc-0.8.3.imon.patch
>> # dpkg-reconfigure lirc-modules-source
>> either reboot or type:
>> rmmod lirc_imon
>> rmmod lirc_dev
>> modprobe lirc_imon:
>> Then, for getting the remote control to work in Linux with LIRC:
>> "For people with an Antec Fusion Remote and the MX200 remote control.
>> I've created a lircd configuration file for the buttons of that remote
>> , including the volume knob. As well as the script to start everything
>> The lirc script is it be copied into /etc/init.d
>> and the other configuration files to be located in their right location.
>> What it does is start two lircd daemon as described in this great blog.
>> Creating it was a pain as if you make any mistakes during the irrecord
>> you have to restart the configuration after starting/stopping lircd
>> To start the lirc daemon, either reboot or type /etc/init.d/lirc start
>> So this take the pain away from you ; enjoy
>> Follow both steps , the simply create the right .lirc file for mythtv...
>> full LCD and IR support for the Antec case
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Very generous! thanks for all the hard work you've put into this.
> "The lirc script is it be copied into /etc/init.d
> and the other configuration files to be located in their right location."
> What would the"right location" represent? I've done a search for Lirc files
> and don't see any lircd.conf or hardware.conf files?
> Any thoughts?
Scratch my last post.. duh it finally dawned on me.
Can I test this without using Myth at the moment? this is a fresh install
and just want to see if she's working.
Also, Davids post earlier referred to turning off the backlight and I see
his suggestions are a little different than yours are they basically the
same processes? Can I simply add the lines *backlight=0 *into the
*To get lirc to automatically detect the display as an LCD instead of a
VFD, you need to use lirc from CVS. Specifically, you need revision
1.32 or later of lirc_imon.c. If you don't want to use all unreleased
lirc, just drop that one file into lirc-0.8.4a. I'm actually using it
To get lcdproc to correctly use the graphical display, you need to
apply the pactch at
set the driver to be "imonlcd" in LCDd.conf. You can turn the
backlight off by setting "backlight=0" in the "[imonlcd]" section of
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the mythtv-users