[mythtv-users] After upgrading to fedora 12 I can no longer use my remote with myth

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 07:15:28 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 7:31 PM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/11/26 Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com>:
>> I just upgraded to Fedora 12 and now I am unable to use my remote with
>> myth.  I can run irw and see keystrokes and my irexec commands still
>> work, but myth does not recognize anything.  When I load up myth, I
>> see this in the console:
>> 2009-11-25 19:05:31.525 LIRC, Error: Failed to connect to Unix socket
>> '/dev/lircd'
>>                        eno: No such file or directory (2)
>> And I do not have a file called /dev/lircd (although I do have
>> /dev/lirc (which is a symlink to /dev/lirc0).  How do I fix this?
> From a few days ago...
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/409058#409058

I followed the instructions on that link, and it did take making a
symlink (ln -s /var/run/lirc/lircd /dev/lircd ).  On reboot, the
symlink was lost, so I changed the setting in settings (on the ninth
page of general settings I think) to /var/run/lirc/lircd instead of

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