[mythtv-users] LIRC help needed with IguanaIR and PACE DC50X

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 04:49:00 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 21:20, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 7:29 PM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 06:06, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>>>>> $ sudo lircd -H=?
>>>>> Driver `=?' not supported.
>>>>> Supported drivers:
>>>>>        iguanaIR
>>>> I think the syntax is:
>>>> sudo lircd -H iguanaIR
>>>> I also think you only need to pass the driver for testing. Your
>>>> configuration file lists the driver to use and the init.d script
>>>> references it.
>>>>> So, by this command, I assume I have iguanaIR successfully installed in LIRC
>>> You have LIRC compiled with iguanaIR support. You didn't "install"
>>> iguanaIR in LIRC. :)
>> What does this mean?
> Just clarifying terminology. You didn't "install" iguanaIR into LIRC,
> you built LIRC with support for iguanaIR devices, as reflected by
> lircd saying supported drivers: iguanaIR. I think you're fine here.

Got it, that's what I thought.

> Though I do wonder if perhaps you needed to build it with libusb1-dev
> packages installed to get it built against the proper libusb. Now that
> I think about it, that actually seems fairly likely the root of the
> problem here -- you likely couldn't have built a package that would
> properly function w/libusb1 w/o having libusb1 headers to build
> against. I'd rebuild after you get the appropriate bits installed.

You're probably right, thanks. I'll look into getting the ubuntu repo
source of lirc and make sure that it is compiled against lsbusb 1.0


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