[mythtv-users] lirc confusion

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 17:23:04 UTC 2010

On 21 August 2010 18:15, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21 August 2010 13:50, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
>> I get output from "irw" but not from "ircat mythtv". At first ircat
>> moaned about the absense of .lircrc, so I made a copy of .mythtv/lircrc
>> with that name. That stopped ircat complaining, but it doesn't produce
>> any output as I press buttons.
> Note that you don't need to create multiple copies of lircrc - just
> use a single ~/.lircrc file for each user and the LIRC tools and
> MythTV will be happy. This help to cut down the potential for
> confusion when tracking down LIRC issues, and makes for a simpler
> setup overall.

Also, /etc/lirc/lircrc will work for all users on the system if they
should share the same lircrc file - makes deployments a lot easier.


Nick Morrott

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