[mythtv-users] Implementing HD-PVR IR Blaster

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Nov 18 15:03:00 UTC 2009

On Nov 18, 2009, at 9:31 AM, Bobby Schwartz wrote:

>>>>> I pulled down v4l trunk and applied your changes to it; built a
> new
>>>>> hdpvr module and I'm fairly sure that's what's running now.
>>>> Hrm. Should all be working then. Not sure what might be awry. Don't
>> suppose you could boot a Fedora 12 live image on that system and see
>> what it sees? The hdpvr module on there has the patches to enable IR,
>> as well as the necessary lirc_zilog, so all you should have to do
> after
>> booting is modprobe lirc_zilog, and it *should* be working. If so,
> then
>> we know there's something not quite right with what you've got on the
>> Ubuntu side. If not, that's good to know as well...
> Yea, I can boot up a live image.  It sounds like I just need to download
> the Fedora 12 desktop live CD.  Then check to see what drivers for the
> HD-PVR are and aren't loading.  Is that right?

If you boot the live image, and the hdpvr is connected and powered on, its driver should auto-load, but you'll still have to manually modprobe lirc_zilog. After you do that, take a look at dmesg to see if lirc_zilog claims to have found anything.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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