[mythtv-users] Centos Lirc mceusb blaster issue
cstepe at ctdataservices.com
Tue Oct 12 14:34:37 UTC 2010
On 10/10/2010 3:14 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Chris Tepe<cstepe at ctdataservices.com> wrote:
>> On 10/10/2010 2:01 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:
>>> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Chris Tepe<cstepe at ctdataservices.com>
>>>> I have my backend running Centos. I'm trying to setup a mce transceiver
>>>> for controlling my 2 set top boxes. But I can no seem to get it to work.
>>>> if i run irw it will see the remote but issuing any irsend commands seem
>>>> do nothing. I do not get any errors and nothing is in the log files. I
>>>> tested my hardware on a mythdora front end that had just an mce remote
>>>> everything worked I verfied the emitter worked with a digital camera. So
>>>> I'm left with a config issue on my backend.
>>>> Here is the info on my backend
>>>> [root at mythcentos ~]# uname -a
>>>> Linux mythcentos.tepehome.info 2.6.18-194.17.1.el5.centos.plus #1 SMP Thu
>>>> Sep 30 19:27:35 EDT 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>>>> [root at mythcentos ~]# rpm -qa | grep lirc
>>>> [root at mythcentos ~]# lsmod | grep lirc
>>>> lirc_mceusb 20356 0
>>>> lirc_dev 16664 1 lirc_mceusb
>>>> [root at mythcentos ~]# dmesg | grep lirc
>>>> lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 61
>>>> lirc_mceusb: Windows Media Center Edition USB IR Transceiver driver for
>>>> lirc_mceusb: Daniel Melander<lirc at rajidae.se>, Martin Blatter
>>>> <martin_a_blatter at yahoo.com>, Dan Conti<dconti at acm.wwu.edu>
>>>> lirc_dev: lirc_register_driver: sample_rate: 0
>>>> lirc_mceusb: Topseed Technology Corp. eHome Infrared Transceiver on
>>>> usbcore: registered new driver lirc_mceusb
>>>> I've tried it in all the usb ports as well
>>> I have several of those topseeds. You need 0.8.7-cvs for blasting to
>>> work with it. Fedora probably already had that in, but centos does
>>> not (0.8.6).. Not sure if an rhel repos may have later lirc or not,
>>> but you can compile it your self ad it will work.
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>> Here's the version from my Dora box
>> rpm -qa | grep lirc
>> I have 8.6-85 on my centos box installed from ATRPMS testing.
>> I'm not familiar with using cvs versions. any suggestions on how to do
> Hmmm - I may have spoke too soon.. The Topseeds I use (idVendor
> 0x1784 TopSeed Technology Corp.
> idProduct 0x0008 eHome Infrared Transceiver) had to have
> the latest changes. There are other revisions of Topseeds that do not
> require the same changes and just work out of the box. I would assume
> you have those if they work in mythdora (with< 0.8.7-cvs lirc)
> without change..
> Not sure what to tell you from here..
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Thanks for the info. Does anybody else have any experience getting a
mceusb device to control a set top box on a Centos masterbackend?
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