[mythtv-users] Fedora 11 and lirc
drayson at net1plus.com
Fri Jun 26 12:31:37 UTC 2009
> > 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/220.127.116.11/198.fc11/
> I've had a Hauppage PVR-150 (a MythTV box) working with lirc from
> FC6->F10 and been banging my head against the wall for a week trying
> to get the remote to work in F11. At first I thought with F11
> locations of some of the config files moved from the atrpms version
> (e.g. /etc/lirc/hardware.conf vs. /etc/sysconfig/lirc). I tried so
> many things and irw comes up empty when using the Hauppauge remote.
> Are you saying the kernel itself doesn't have something configured
> properly and I should stop wasting my time until this new kernel makes
> it out into the wild? Or am I missing something in one of the config
> Thanks, in advance!
> My config details are below. The only caveat is that I have USB imon
> VFD with volume knob (which works fine with lirc_imon -- irw spits out
> the correct codes when turning it) in an Antec Fusion case connected
> that appears as /dev/lirc0 and the Hauppauge becomes /dev/lirc1.
> > uname -a
> Linux localhost.localdomain 18.104.22.168-167.fc11.i586 #1 SMP Wed May 27
> 17:14:37 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> > dmesg | grep lirc
> lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 247
> lirc_dev: lirc_register_driver: sample_rate: 0
> usbcore: registered new interface driver lirc_imon
> lirc_i2c: chip 0x10020 found @ 0x71 (Hauppauge PVR150)
> lirc_dev: lirc_register_driver: sample_rate: 10
> > ls -al /dev/lirc*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 5 Jun 25 19:18 /dev/lirc -> lirc0
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root lirc 247, 0 Jun 25 19:18 /dev/lirc0
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root lirc 247, 1 Jun 25 23:19 /dev/lirc1
> srw-rw-rw- 1 root root 0 Jun 25 23:18 /dev/lircd
> > cat /etc/modprobe.d/local.conf
> alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
> > cat /etc/modprobe.d/lirc.conf
> options lirc_imon display_type=1
> > cat /etc/sysconfig/lirc
> # Note: in addition to these parameters, you need to have working -
> *- sh -*-
> # configuration file for lircd (and lircmd if enabled).
> # Options to lircd(8). Typically, this will be empty, as which driver
> to use
> # should be specified using the LIRC_DRIVER variable below.
> # The infrared receiver (and/or transmitter) driver to be used by
> # similar to passing "-H driver" to lircd(8).
> # Run "/usr/sbin/lircd -H help" to get a listing of supported drivers.
> # Which lirc device will be used by lircd(8).
> # This is the same as passing "-d device" to lircd.
> # An empty value will use the default /dev/lirc device.
> # If "yes", the init script will try to start lircmd(8) too.
> # Options to lircmd(8).
Actually, if you goto the page he linked, you can get the updated kernel
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