[mythtv-users] HDPVR setup irsend error

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sun Jan 17 03:45:06 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 10:22 PM, steve <networks1 at cox.net> wrote:
> After John helped me find the lirc hardware conf file (thanks, John) I
> completed the setup for the HDPVR ir blaster.  The next step in the wiki
> http://mythtv.org/wiki/HDPVR is to find the right codeset.  The wiki
> suggests running a script, but since my box has only a few possibilities I
> decided to run the test commands manually.  When I enter
> irsend SEND_ONCE blaster 0_74_KEY_POWER
> I get
> irsend: command failed: SEND_ONCE blaster 0_74_KEY_POWER
> irsend: hardware does not support sending
> The only thing I’m not sure about from the setup is that step 6 in the wiki
> says I may have to adjust the device and socket values in the conf file.
> There is no lirc0 in /dev and I don’t know how to determine if there should
> be a non-null socket value.

If you have no /dev/lirc0, then you have no successfully loaded lirc
kernel drivers. Did you modprobe lirc_zilog?

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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