[mythtv-users] Fedora 11 and lirc

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Jul 8 13:35:42 UTC 2009

On Jun 25, 2009, at 10:13 AM, Jarod Wilson wrote:

> Some misc lirc notes for Fedora 11 users:
> 1) lirc_i2c in the F11 release kernel isn't functional on at least  
> some hardware (notably, the Hauppauge PVR-250/350). Its fixed in the  
> latest kernel hanging out in the build system though -- http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/kernel/
> 2) the overhauled lirc_imon is also present in the above referenced  
> kernel, complete with the recent addition of a modparam that allows  
> you to disable the mouse/keyboard toggle button if you don't want  
> the mouse mode toggled on while in mythfrontend
> 3) lirc_serial appears to be broken. I swear it worked last I tried  
> it, but its been a while. For the record, I think lirc_serial is  
> rather grotty code, and everyone should stay away from it and use  
> something usb-based instead. I still intend to look at it and get it  
> fixed though.

kernel- has just been submitted as an update, so once  
the next updates push takes place and it lands in the actual updates  
repo, folks can install it via yum, and both lirc_i2c and lirc_serial  
should be all set now. The overhauled lirc_imon is also included.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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