[mythtv-users] Lirc issues with 2.6.32 kernel

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Feb 16 03:09:28 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> 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:
> http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/lirc/0.8.6/3.fc13/
> ...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.

Better build:


Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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