[mythtv-users] Help Setting up serial IR blaster for Comcast/Pace DC50X

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Tue May 12 14:46:29 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 7:22 AM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 4:21 AM, Mike Perkins <
> mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
>> I think lirc_sir is the driver for particular pins on the motherboard
>> using for FIR or CIR, rather than the serial connector on the back panel.
>> lirc_serial should already be in your lirc package, try adjusting your
>> configuration.
> Thanks. It's not in the emerge that I did. I followed the gentoo wiki and
> added:
> LIRC_DEVICES="serial sir"
> to make.conf.
> I ended up with these modules;
> lirc_dev.ko  lirc_i2c.ko  lirc_sir.ko  svgalib_helper.ko
> I'll remove the "sir" and re-emerge

I removed "sir" and re-emerged and I have lirc_serial now. No success on
lighting up the transmitter yet, but I'll keep playing with it. Any advice,
most welcome.

Thanks for your help!

Brad Fuller
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