[mythtv-users] HD-PVR IR Blaster Problems

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sun Dec 19 01:50:25 UTC 2010

On Dec 17, 2010, at 6:50 PM, mark pennock wrote:

> I had the hdpvr working fine, including blaster on my ubuntu 10.04 backend. The blaster recently stopped working, I believe it was due to the latest kernel update, 2.6.36. 
> Results from:  ls /dev/lirc*
> /dev/lirc0
> So, as far as I can tell, I have things correct. Yet I cannot get a connection using irsend. Not mater what I do I get the error 
> irsend: could not connect to socket
> irsend: No such file or directory

irsend can't find your lirc daemon socket. By default, it should be at
/var/run/lirc/lircd, but your lirc installation may be trying to connect
to /dev/lircd instead, which is where it used to be at some point in the

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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