[mythtv-users] LIRC problem...
pete at putzin.net
Sun Jul 17 00:43:26 EDT 2005
Pete Clarke wrote:
> Hi there,
> Almost MythTV related :-)
> I am currently running Debian testing, with MythTV 0.18. Everything
> works except for lirc.
> I have a PVR250 with remote .. I followed the instructions for
> building lirc, and it builds and installs fine.
> However, when running I get several errors:
> Upon booting (I have lircd set to auto-start), the following is
> entered into messages:
> lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, at major 61
> lirc_i2c: no version for "lirc_unregister_plugin" found: kernel tainted.
> I don't believe this is an error as such, but may be useful info...or
> not, I dunno...
> lircd is running as a process...but when attempting to run irrecord I
> get the following:
> pvr-1:/home/pclarke# irrecord /tmp/1.conf
> irrecord - application for recording IR-codes for usage with lirc
> Copyright (C) 1998,1999 Christoph Bartelmus(lirc at bartelmus.de)
> irrecord: could not open /dev/lirc
> irrecord: default_init(): No such device
> irrecord: could not init hardware (lircd running ? --> close it, check
> The devices look like:
> pvr-1:/home/pclarke# ll /dev/lirc*
> crw-r--r-- 1 root root 61, 0 2005-07-15 13:28 /dev/lirc
> srw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2005-07-15 13:51 /dev/lircd
> prw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2005-07-15 13:28 /dev/lircm
> Chaning the permissions to 666 doesn't appear to help .... any idea
> what the problem is??
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If you don't have ivtv loaded, it's probably not going to work. Check
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