[mythtv-users] Lirc issues with 2.6.32 kernel

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Mon Feb 15 17:30:48 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 11:29 PM, Rajesh Balan <rajesh at cs.cmu.edu> wrote:
>> the mceusb driver works perfectly on 2.6.32. the lirc_serial is the one that
>> has issues.
>> the version in the lirc cvs source compiles and loads, but from kernel
>> version 2.6.29 or so onwards, it has issues triggering my IR blaster -- the
>> triggering is very intermittent. I reported this to the lirc maintainer
>> (Jarod) and he suggested using his git version of the lirc_serial driver
>> instead. that version works flawlessly with 2.6.30. but it triggers a kernel
>> OOPs with the 2.6.32 kernel.
> The oops should be fixed now. The remaining lirc_serial issue is a
> type mismatch between userspace and kernelspace. I'll try to get it
> fixed this weekend.

This build *should* fix the ioctl type mismatch problem:


...which isn't actually lirc_serial-specific, it would hit almost any
driver on a 32-bit install. 64-bit installs were immune, which is why
I didn't see any issues in my own testing. Oops.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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