[mythtv-users] IR receiver on serial port - howto?
kevin at familyross.net
Wed Sep 8 20:03:51 UTC 2010
On 09/08/2010 11:58 AM, George Poulson wrote:
> Up to now I've been using a USB-connected IR receiver on my mythtv
> frontend, but for my new 'frontend in an old sky box
> I want to use the IR receiver device that is already sitting mounted
> on the PCB inside the front of my case.
> If I wire up the IR receiver with a couple of components as shown on
> the lirc page HERE <http://www.lirc.org/receivers.html>, and connect
> it to the serial port header on my motherboard, how do I tell 'lircd'
> that I'm using a device on the serial port?
> Any pointers or links to FAQs appreciated!
I believe you just change from using the usual lirc_mceusb kernel module
to the lirc_serial module, then configure as normal.
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