[mythtv-users] MythBuntu 10.10 Lirc Issue

Mitchell Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 00:33:01 UTC 2010

> There was a buffer parsing buglet in the mceusb driver at some point in
> time, which has long since been fixed, but its quite possible that it
> was present in the ubuntu 10.10 kernel and upstream 2.6.36. You can try
> building a newer mceusb from the v4l/dvb repo (I wouldn't even suggest
> using 2.6.37-rcX's version right now, I need to get some patches over to
> Mauro to send to Linus for rc5 to fix a bug there as well).
> For those curious why there's some instability in the mceusb driver...
> Well, the buffer parsing routines were completely rewritten to use a
> state machine, rather than the prior fugly loop it had, and an edge case
> or two weren't caught initially. These changes were needed to properly
> support a new hybrid device from Conexant, which is a combined tuner/ir
> device, the ir portion of which is now handled by the mceusb driver.
> --
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
Im confused...so is there a fix?  Do i just need to wait it out?

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