[mythtv-users] FC8 --> F12 Upgrade: MythTV doesn't work with LIRC anymore

Andrew Junev a-j at a-j.ru
Fri Nov 20 10:27:26 UTC 2009

Hello John,

Friday, November 20, 2009, 9:08:37 AM, you wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Andrew Junev <a-j at a-j.ru> wrote:
>> Hello Frank,
>> Friday, November 20, 2009, 1:02:01 AM, you wrote:
>>> Have you check your Frontend setup to make sure it's correct?
>>> Should be in Setup:General -->  8th page --> LIRC Daemon socket:
>>> That should be set to /var/run/lirc/lircd
>> Ummm, I don't have 8th page in Setup:General. It ends on the 7th
>> page with "Automatically run mythfilldatabase" settings.
>> I couldn't find anything LIRC-related in "General" at all...

> The setting for LIRC Daemon socket is on page 9 of Setup:General, when
> running trunk.
> I don't think that setting existed in 0.21, though.

> You can also tell lircd where to create that file using --output:

> lircd --device=/dev/lirc1 --output=/dev/lircd

I'm already doing that:
LIRCD_OPTIONS="--driver=atilibusb --output=/dev/lircd"

And /dev/lircd is there and is accessible:
# ls -l /dev/lircd
srw-rw-rw- 1 root root 0 2009-11-20 08:26 /dev/lircd

> Pretty sure "old" place was /dev/lircd, so starting up lircd like that
> might make it work for you.

Unfortunately it does not... :-(
What else might be causing the problem?

> John

Best regards,

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