[mythtv-users] new kernel problems
dean vanden heuvel
deanv at cox.net
Wed Sep 1 00:37:04 EDT 2004
2.6.7 does not support LIRC natively. you need to patch the kernel.
On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 23:16:22 -0400
"Jim Coates" <jcoates at jimcoates.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 2:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] new kernel problems
> > On 08/31/2004 01:03 PM, Jim Coates wrote:
> >>I am running gentoo and doing an emerge update, I got a new kernel. I
> >>an issue and the question. One, I am running 2 pvr-250s. Should I see
> >>loaded with lsmod?
> > Not unless you also have a BTTV card.
> >>I do and it is aliased to char-major-81 in
> >>/etc/modules.d/aliases... here are the references:
> >>aliases:alias char-major-81 bttv
> >>ivtv:alias char-major-81 videodev
> >>ivtv:alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> >>is that right or should I remove the bttv line from aliases? I don't have
> >>any video issues.
> > No (not right) and probably (if you want to make it correct, but since
> > your system is working, you risk causing problems). char-major-81 should
> > be aliased to videodev. char-major-81-[devnum] should be aliased to the
> > driver for the video device (as you've done with char-major-81-0).
> > Mike
> Thanks, any advice on the lirc stuff? I can't find any info on as to why my
> pvr-250 IR devices disappeared.
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