[mythtv-users] Fedora 14, lirc woes
jenos at ncsa.illinois.edu
Mon Jan 31 09:56:25 UTC 2011
On 1/30/2011 6:13 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2011, at 5:15 PM, Jeremy Enos wrote:
>> I tried this kernel, and no change. Of course, I probably don't have something configured properly yet. In /etc/sysconfig/lirc I don't have any driver specified, because lircd -H help doesn't return mceusb as an item in the list (even with the new kernel you provided a link to). So I'm now ready for any new suggestions. :)
> The "drivers" in lircd talk are "interface between hardware and lircd". The "default"
> lircd driver is the one used to talk to hardware via the lirc kernel character device
> interface, which is accessed via /dev/lircX. So "default" is the correct *lircd* driver
> for talking to the mceusb *kernel* driver via the lirc device interface.
> Does mode2 spit out any data when you push buttons on your remote? i.e., lets first
> see if any data is getting out to userspace at all. If you could pastebin that output
> (assuming there is some) and your active lircd.conf, I'll see what I can see.
> And please, list etiquette here is not to top-post.
>> On 1/30/2011 11:34 AM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> On Jan 29, 2011, at 6:46 PM, Jeremy Enos wrote:
>>>> So I've had Lirc working in all previous mythtv setups, but this move to the kernel is really throwing me.
>>>> I had it working with FC14 until the latest kernel update. But I did it by leaving out the lirc rpm and building my own 0.8.7, as I've done with previous installs. I had a bit of a stumble there until I had set the lirc device to be /var/run/lirc/lircd too. That was with kernel 188.8.131.52-64.fc14.x86_64. Then I updated to 184.108.40.206-74.fc14.x86_64, rebuilt lirc as I did before, but now it doesn't work.
>>> There are some lingering mceusb driver issues in 220.127.116.11-74 that are fixed
>>> in a later build, so I'd suggest trying this kernel:
Eureka. Setting the driver to default was all I needed to do. (irw,
mythtv now responding) Feels silly having had to ask now, but I could
not find any instruction to do that anywhere. Perhaps "default" should
actually be the default driver setting in /etc/sysconfig/lirc? (If it's
universally applicable beyond mceusb of course)
Sorry about the top post earlier. Regular mail preferences set at odds
w/ list mail- always forgetting.
thanks so much for the help!
p.s. I had mentioned snow in the video with some earlier Nvidia drivers
back in December- I got a chance to test with the latest driver since
then and you were right- all is good again.
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