[mythtv-users] Fedora 11 and lirc

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 15:26:13 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 8:33 AM, Jarod Wilson<jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Jun 25, 2009, at 10:23 AM, John P Poet wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 8:13 AM, Jarod Wilson<jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>>> Some misc lirc notes for Fedora 11 users:
>>> 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.
>> So, if I need to use lirc_serial, what should I do?  Is there a
>> version of Lirc I can compile myself that handles it correclty?
> Yes, if you build from lirc cvs, and install both lirc_serial.ko and
> lirc_dev.ko from there, it should be functional, so far as I know. If you
> need to use multiple lirc_foo drivers though, you'll need to build those
> from cvs as well, as lirc_dev differs between in-kernel and cvs in some key
> ways still. (I believe its actually lirc_serial's interaction with the
> overhauled lirc_dev that is broken).

Cool.  Thanks again for the info.

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