[mythtv-users] lirc confusion

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sat Aug 21 19:33:36 UTC 2010

On 21/08/2010 19:33, Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 21 August 2010 19:20, Paul Gardiner<lists at glidos.net>  wrote:
>> On 21/08/2010 18:15, Nick Morrott wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Ok, I deleted both ~/.mythtv/lircrc and ~/.lircrc, then recreated ~/lircrc
>> (this time making sure that all the buttons were in uppercase.
>> Still irw give me output, ircat mythtv gives me nothing, and
>> mythfrontend does not respond. :-(
> The per-user lircrc file needs to be called "~/.lircrc" (note the
> leading period - this is a dot file).

Sorry typo. I did create ~/.lircrc

> Have you restarted lircd since making the changes to your
> /etc/lircd.conf and .lircrc files?

I rebooted just to be sure.

Weird hey! From what I've read, it has to be something
really odd for irw to work and ircat not.


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