[mythtv-users] Weird LIRC Problem Solved

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Mon Jan 18 04:38:26 UTC 2010

Jarod Wilson wrote:
> In 0.8.6, the default daemon socket location changed from /dev/lircd
> to /var/run/lirc/lircd (upstream change). Some distros added a
> backwards-compat symlink, but I never got around to it for Fedora. Not
> a problem for new installs, they'll try the new location after failing
> on the old one, then set that for you in your prefs, but its an issue
> for upgrades.

Yea, I just got caught by this. But since I'm comfortable making direct edits 
to mythconverg, it was no big deal to update all my frontends to the new 
socket location in one shot.

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