[mythtv-users] CommandIR III & fedora

Mike Bennett mbppg at comcast.net
Sun Apr 3 03:18:53 UTC 2011

On 04/02/2011 07:48 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2011, at 11:38 AM, Mike Bennett wrote:
>> On 04/02/2011 09:23 AM, mythtv at blandford.net wrote:
>>> On 04/02/2011 07:39 AM, Mike Bennett wrote:
>>>> On 04/01/2011 08:57 PM, mythtv at blandford.net wrote:
>>>>> On 04/01/2011 07:36 PM, Mike Bennett wrote:
>>>>>> Does anyone have the new commandIR III working with fedora 13, 14 or
>>>>>> hopefully mythdora 12?
>>>>>> I have been working with the Matthew at commandIR but he has not
>>>>>> responded in a couple of days but I'm looking to see if anyone had had
>>>>>> better luck. It requires LIRC 0.8.7 or higher and when I compile with
>>>>>> the latest 0.9.0 it appears that the driver loads but then I run mode2
>>>>>> it I get these errors:
>>>>>> mode2: CommandIR driver initialized
>>>>>> mode2: Child Initializing CommandIR hardware
>>>>>> mode2: No CommandIRs found
>>>>> I have one that I am using only for IR blasting on my back end.
>>>>> I plugged it in and it worked under fedora 14. I didn't have to compile
>>>>> LIRC.
>>>> What version of LIRC are you running? Also are you sure it is the
>>>> commandir III and not the commandir II?
>>> Yes, it is the commandir III mini.  I just bought it in January of
>>> this year.
>>> I am running the current LIRC from fedora: lirc-libs-0.8.7-1.fc14.x86_64
>>> Michael
>> Thanks Michael, I saw the version of LIRC was 0.8.7 for 14 which is why
>> it works. I think my unit is bad since it is not showing up in the lsusb
>> list. Thanks.
> I believe there was at least one small CommandIR III-related fix that went into
> lirc after 0.8.7 was released, but if you're not even seeing the device on the
> bus, it probably doesn't matter. :)
> (lirc 0.9.0 is in fedora 14 updates-testing right now, fwiw)
Thanks Jarod, good info to know. I'm working with the the folks at 
commandIR and hopefully will have resolution soon.


Mike Bennett

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