[mythtv-users] Re: lirc woes: gray haupauge remote

James Colannino email2jamez at dslextreme.com
Sat Mar 13 18:45:51 EST 2004


Not sure what release it is.  I'll check that soon.  I downloaded it 
just three or 4 days ago though.  It's not an upgrade either.  This is a 
clean install.  I'll try uninstalling it and then reinstalling with the 
newer package.

James

Axel Thimm wrote:

>On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 05:05:42PM -0800, James Colannino wrote:
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>>I used the latest ATrpms.
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>Is that the "25" release? What does rpm -qa 'lirc*' give?
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>Note that you need to unload (rmmod) any lirc module after the
>upgrade, otherwise you will be mixing lirc releases, wven though there
>is only the newest installed.
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>On my setup there is some problem unloading lirc and ivtv modules
>(rmmod hanging), so please consider rebooting after upgrading to
>latest lirc rpms (the "25" release).
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>I have checked with a PVR 250, that the gray remote works.
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>>Dan Conti wrote:
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>>>What version of lirc did you install? Where'd the package come from? If
>>>you look in the archives there was a bug that made it into the cvs
>>>snapshots on lirc.org, which also made it into some of the packaged RPMs.
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>>>On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, James Colannino wrote:
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>>>>Hey everyone.  I've run into another problem that I've never had
>>>>before.  Again, I followed and re-checked the procedure outlined in
>>>>Jarod's guide, and while it's worked before, it refuses to work now :(
>>>>I've installed the lirc-kmdl package for my kernel as well as the lirc
>>>>package.  Everything looks good.  The chipset is detected when I check
>>>>dmesg and the lircd service starts up fine without complaining.  I
>>>>checked /var/log/messages and everything looked good in there as well.
>>>>However, I fired up irw and nothing happened.  I did copy lircd-g.conf
>>>>to /etc/lircd.conf, and I even created my user's .lircrc file.  However,
>>>>the remote doesn't do anything.  irxevent + mythfrontend doesn't do
>>>>anything either.  I fired up my old installation where I knew things
>>>>were working to check and see if it would work now.  I thought maybe the
>>>>batteries in the remote had gone bad or something.  But no such luck :(
>>>>It worked fine on my old installation, which leaves me wondering what
>>>>exactly I did wrong.  As far as I can tell, I did everything exactly the
>>>>same.  Anyone know what I should check next?  Anyone else having
>>>>similiar problems?  Thanks in advance.
>>>>
>>>>James
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