[mythtv-users] lirc working w/ irw, but not with myth

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Dec 21 23:09:17 UTC 2010

On 12/20/2010 10:09 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2010, at 5:48 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> On 12/20/2010 11:15 AM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> On Dec 20, 2010, at 7:35 AM, Jeremy Enos wrote:
>>>> Finally moving forward from Fedora 7 Myth 22 this week, and it's been unpleasant, mostly due to LIRC woes.  Subject basically gives the status, but below are many more details.  It seems this problem symptom is not all that uncommon, but has varying causes.  I've seen other reports that were solved by things I already had correct.
>>>> OS: x86_64 FC14 with updates.
>>>> Mythtv 0.24-fixes
>>>> LIRC 0.8.7 custom build
>>>> mceusb ir receiver / Hauppauge 350 remote
>>>> The entire OS is a clean install, but I'm using the same DB and mythtv homedir from previous installation, which was functioning.  So my lircd.conf, and ~mythtv/.lircrc and ~mythtv/.mythtv/lircrc are unchanged from working configuration with previous lirc 0.8.4 I think.
>> One of the side effects of the changeover to a kernel based access is that the driver has changed to devinput.
> No, mceusb can still be used as a "pure" lirc device. It can *also* be
> used as a pure input layer device, but it supports both. Simultaneously,
> even, if you're into that sort of thing. :)

So that was why I chose the cue up Led Zeppelin's first album on the 
playlist, so I could have

"I've been dazed and confused for so long it's not true....."

as theme music for reading my email!!!

> (mceusb is different from imon, because mceusb is true raw IR, while the
> imon hardware decodes the IR signal in hardware and passes along just a
> scancode).

Methinks there is a page or two missing from the wiki.....


              R. Geoffrey Newbury			

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