[mythtv-users] HD-PVR IR blaster
greg at pryzby.org
Sat Sep 12 20:06:29 UTC 2009
On 09/01/2009 09:54 AM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Sep 1, 2009, at 9:40 AM, greg pryzby wrote:
>> Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> On Sunday 30 August 2009 13:35:02 Jack Perveiler wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 1:06 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com>
>>>>> On Sunday 30 August 2009 12:40:19 Jack Perveiler wrote:
>>>>>> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 11:09 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com>
>>>>>>> On Saturday 29 August 2009 21:39:42 Oz wrote:
>>>>> Could be later today, could be a few weeks, depends on how messy the
>>>>> final details are and how much free time I have to work on it. Its a
>>>>> bit further complicated by some major i2c changes in 2.6.31, and the
>>>>> fact that I've got another neat project I'm working on that's quite
>>>>> honestly a whole lot cooler than making yet another IR part work... :)
>>>> Sure, I can understand that :)
>>> Or maybe tonight. Both transmit and receive are working perfectly on my
>>> own hdpvr now, and I've pushed the bits for this into my git tree. I'm
>>> also about to add them all to a new Fedora 11 2.6.30.x kernel build, as
>>> well as tack them onto rawhide (current Fedora 12 devel tree).
>> Sounds like in the next day or two (if not already) it is possible to
>> pull the bits, build a kernel and test?
> Its possible to pull the bits now (including a pre-build kernel for
> Fedora 11).
Pick one of the 4 below and they the last item (hdpvr-ir-enable.patch).
Or has this stuff been moved upstream now?
THANKS for all the work. Finally have some free time to get this ironed out.
> In thinking about this some more, the assorted options are currently:
> 1) run Fedora 11, download the kernel I built last night from Fedora
> build system:
> 2) git clone my lirc driver git tree, build a 2.6.31-rcX kernel (best to
> git clone linus' tree off git.kernel.org, then add me as a remote, I
> only have 5Mbps outbound).
> 3) grab just the lirc bits from git, using gitweb's snapshot capability,
> Unpack them, then 'make -C /path/to/kernel/source M=$PWD modules'
> (assumes you have the config vars for lirc properly set, I think).
> If running on pre-2.6.31, you'll want to back out the 2.6.31-specific
> i2c changes, which this patch will do:
> 4) grab the lirc patches that are in my Fedora kernel build directly:
> The second is only needed for pre-2.6.31.
> All of the above also require some patching of the hdpvr driver as it
> exists in kernel 2.6.30, using this:
> That's now a roll-up of things in Janne's hdpvr hg tree that aren't in
> the upstream kernel yet, and a few minor additional tweaks that I need
> to send over to Janne still.
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