[mythtv-users] Fedora 11 and lirc

Cram Rigby cram.rigby at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 02:46:32 UTC 2009

Thanks for the link to the new kernel.  The kernel modules I use are
from atrpms: alsa-kmdl- and
nvidia-graphics185.18.14-kmdl-  Never heard of the
auto-rebuild dkms-like packages.  Will look into it.  Any pointers to
get that to work in F11?  Thanks again.

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Jarod Wilson<jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Jun 26, 2009, at 8:11 AM, Cram Rigby wrote:
>>> 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/
>> 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
> Yes, there's a quirk in the buffer length calculation within lirc_dev that
> is required to get it to function correctly with lirc_i2c, so lirc_i2c is
> just fine, its a minor issue in the lirc_dev kernel code.
>> and I should stop wasting my time until this new kernel makes
>> it out into the wild?
> What Marc said. The kernel is already in the wild, you can download it
> straight out of the Fedora build system. If you're bound by the use of
> 3rd-party binary video drivers (or any out-of-tree drivers, for that
> matter), hopefully you're using ones packaged w/auto-rebuild dkms-like
> abilities...
> --
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
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