[mythtv-users] Update to lirc 0.8.5 breaks things

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Mon Jun 22 15:54:16 UTC 2009

On Jun 21, 2009, at 10:51 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:

> On Jun 21, 2009, at 1:57 AM, Mark Goldberg <marklgoldberg at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> I can confirm that updating lirc rpms to 0.8.5 broke lirc_mceusb2.
>> Reverting back to the following rpms fixed it.
>> lirc-doc-0.8.4a-1.fc10.x86_64
>> lirc-devel-0.8.4a-1.fc10.x86_64
>> lirc-remotes-0.8.4a-1.fc10.x86_64
>> lirc-0.8.4a-1.fc10.x86_64
>> lirc-libs-0.8.4a-1.fc10.x86_64
>> No kernel changes were done, just reverted to the older lirc rpms.
>> I am still using the kernel.
>> I got the same errors:
>> could not get hardware features
>> this device driver does not support the LIRC ioctl interface
>> make sure you use a current version of the driver
>> could not init hardware (lircd running ? --> close it, check
> Well damn, that ain't good... Serves me right for not trying out  
> 0.8.5 w/the current F10 kernel... So I need to figure out what to do  
> to fix that situation...

Fedora 10 will have a 2.6.29.x kernel in its updates repo Real Soon  
Now, which should remedy the incompatibility with lirc 0.8.5. For the  
moment, downgrading to 0.8.4a userspace or jumping to the 2.6.29.x  
kernel in updates-testing are the most feasible work-arounds.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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