[mythtv-users] HDPVR, lirc-zilog and me

Derek Stark lemongecko at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 18:01:33 UTC 2011

> I've spent the past 3 days reading about how to set up the ir blaster on
> the HDPVR, and after a bunch of reading, trial and error, and
> frustration, I got it going.
> Since there is a lot of conflicting information out there (due mostly to
> things having just gone through a big change) I thought I'd post up here
> what I did to get things working.
> 1) Upgraded my kernel to 2.6.38
> 2) included the the following kernel drivers:
>   a) Multimedia/Video for Linux
>   b) Multimedia/video capture adapters/V4L USB Devices/Hauppauge HDPVR
>   c) Staging Drivers/Linux Infrared(...)/Zilog Hauppauge IR Transmitter
> 3) rebooted in my new kernel
> 4) installed lirc 0.9_pre1 (it's what I had an ebuild for, but is the
> bare minimum required, <0.9 won't work with the new kernel drivers)
> 5) got the firmware from http://www.blushingpenguin.com/mark/blog/?p=24
> (really followed step 6-14, though 14 is still pending)
Thanks, Greg. I am going through this very process today. When you installed
lirc, what kernel drivers did you install (or didn't you)?

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