[mythtv-users] LIRC problem after mythbuntu upgrade

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 05:47:28 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Brian Fischer <brianafischer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 3:30 PM, <mlt at etruscott.co.uk> wrote:
>> I have just updated my system to the latest mythbuntu, and it has killed
>> my remote - which is a mceusb via lirc.
>> irw doesn't seem register any key presses and the red led indicator on
>> the receiver is almost permanently on, which makes me think that somehow
>> the kernel thinks it is something else...
> Does the receiver have a solid red LED indicator when your TV is off?
> I had interference issues on my setup when my TV brightness was
> reduced.  I could use the remote under Windows perfectly fine, but the
> Linux drivers for my MCE receiver seemed to be more sensitive to IR
> interference.  I solved the interference issue by resetting my TV to
> factory defaults.

there is a significant difference in MCE handling in recent kernels,
and failure of lirc with mce is a common complaint with recent
mythbuntu updates.

Look at the mythbuntu forums, there is at least one thread with a solution.

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