[mythtv-users] Hdhomerun IR with imon VFD questions

Neil Salstrom salstrom at gmail.com
Sat Jun 5 00:26:01 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Neil Salstrom <salstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Neil Salstrom <salstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Neil Salstrom <salstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>>>> Using the HDHomerun I compile the udp driver in lirc but at the same
>>>>> time do I need to compile lirc_imon, modprobe the lirc_imon module but
>>>>> run lirc in udp mode?
>>>> Yes.
>>>>> I've played around with sever different iterations of this however I
>>>>> either only get the VFD working with mythtv or the remote working but
>>>>> not both.
>>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>> Nothing off the top of my head. Should simply be a matter of setting
>>>> the right parameters for lircd to only care about the udp signals from
>>>> the hdhomerun, regardless of whether or not there's another driver
>>>> loaded.
>>>> In a saner future, coming soon to a kernel near you, the imon driver
>>>> won't be an lirc driver... :)
>>>> (There's a new non-lirc imon driver that has been merged in the
>>>> upstream kernel for 2.6.35).
>>> Thanks for then info Jarod.  That will be great when imon is part of 2.6.35!
>>> Sorry to take this a bit off topic from mythtv (but maybe it will help
>>> others)...
>>> When compiling lirc how do I pass both the udp and imon drivers to the
>>> ./configure command?  I've tried ./configure --enable-driver=udp,imon
>>> but only one gets built.  I've also tried two separate --enable-driver
>>> with no success.  I then tried --enable-driver=all but had one that
>>> threw errors during compile.
>>> Suggestions?
>> I have vague recollections of the 'all' option getting fixed in recent
>> cvs, don't remember what the exact problem was though. You can just
>> build in two passes, first do a build w/imon, install lirc_imon.ko,
>> then do a build w/udp and install everything. At least, I'm reasonably
>> sure that should work. I rarely do anything but a
>> --with-driver=userspace build from lirc sources, I maintain the
>> drivers elsewhere in a git tree (which I also use to patch the lirc
>> drivers into the Fedora kernels).
>> --
>> Jarod Wilson
>> jarod at wilsonet.com
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> I'll give that a go tonight and see what I can come up with.  It was
> about two days ago that I tried the "all" option.  I see in that was
> fixed.  If not I'll do the two step build.
> Thanks again.

A follow up from something I mentioned earlier...

The compile errored out on lirc_parallel stating:

 "--- Sorry, this driver is not SMP safe. ---"

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