[mythtv-users] Linux: Replacement for lirc_zilog driver

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Thu Jul 25 15:21:09 UTC 2019

On Thu, 25 Jul 2019 08:30:24 -0400, you wrote:

>I removed the i2c module:
># modprobe -r ir-kbd-i2c
>And scheduled a bunch of recordings via the hdpvr... Obviously, knowing
>that the channel wouldn't change.
>All the recordings were successful.
>I then reloaded the module.   All recordings fail, sometimes within 5
>minutes.   So clearly the driver just doesn't work with the HD-PVR.
>Has anyone gotten HDPVR IR blasting working on a newer kernel that doesn't
>have lirc_zilog?
>Or what other opetions for IR blasting would there be?   I guess I never
>thought about the fact that there's no reason it has to be the HDPVR
>changing the channel.

What kernel are you using?  My Ubuntu 18.04 currently has
4.15.0-55-generic, which still has lirc_zilog.  So if you can revert
to a 4.15 kernel, you should be able to use lirc_zilog until the
problem with ir-kbd-i2c can be fixed.

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