[mythtv-users] mythbuntu 11.04 lirc mceusb module - how?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Jun 8 21:15:37 UTC 2011

On Jun 8, 2011, at 12:32 PM, Tim Draper wrote:
> > i'm sure you know, but http://www.tbsdtv.com/english/Download.html for the latest TBS drivers.
> Nope, I had absolutely no idea, that's why I asked. Basically, I share the
> same stance as Devin. The vendor really needs to upstream their driver, or
> they're going to keep breaking people's systems when they upgrade to newer
> kernels. From the dmesg output:
> [    8.354806] rc_core: exports duplicate symbol ir_raw_handler_unregister (owned by ir_core)
> It looks like their driver would probably work fine with circa 2.6.36 code,
> but is broken on .37 and on, as ir_core became rc_core. Your system currently
> has two competing eras of kernel code from drivers/media/ trying to run at
> the same time.
> So yes, this is the vendor who needs to fix things, either by taking on the
> burden of supporting their supplied code properly on more recent kernels, or
> by doing the RIGHT thing and getting their driver code merged into the kernel
> itself.
> ...
> thanks for spelling that out for me. I'm guessing the TBS dev team will be aware of what needs to be done, but i'll copy & paste that reply into future communications with TBS support - i hope you wont mind! :)

Nope, not at all.

> then again, if they did it properly first time around, then it wouldn't be in this mess :(

There's that, but at least they went to any effort at *all*, so you
can't be *too* harsh on them, I guess. Its more than many hardware
vendors do. :)

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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