[mythtv-users] Implementing HD-PVR IR Blaster

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Mon Nov 16 18:07:55 UTC 2009

On Nov 16, 2009, at 12:26 PM, Bobby Schwartz wrote:

>> make CONFIG_LIRC_ZILOG=m -C /lib/modules/kver/build M=$PWD modules
> Hey! Thanks for the response!
> That did the trick.  I now have built modules.  I'm running Mythbuntu
> 9.10 (kernel 2.6.31.)
> I ran these two commands to install the modules that (I think) had
> changes in them...
> insmod lirc_dev.ko
> insmod lirc_zilog.ko
> I saw no errors.  I can see lirc_zilog in lsmod and dmesg said
> "lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 251"
> Sadly I'm away from home and the HD-PVR is powered off so I can't test
> much further than this.  If everything is working I should see a new
> lirc entry in /dev, correct?

That only gets created when the driver loads up and binds to an actual device. Since your HD-PVR isn't on, lirc_zilog found nothing to bind to, so you get no /dev entry at the moment. Not sure if it'll bind automagically when you power it on, or if you'll need to reload it...

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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