[mythtv-users] IRW not connecting to LIRCD

mythtv at cxdonline.com mythtv at cxdonline.com
Tue Jul 19 21:31:48 EDT 2005


also:
[root at mythtv-server ~]# rpm -qa | grep lirc
lirc-lib-0.7.1-46.rhfc4.at
lirc-devices-0.7.0-1.rhfc4.at
lirc-0.7.1-46.rhfc4.at
lirc-kmdl-2.6.12-1.1390_FC4-0.7.1-46.rhfc4.at
[root at mythtv-server ~]#

I see the device package is not the same as the rest.

Steve



>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: check if /dev/lirc is a LIRC device
>
> make sure the device exists, that is what I ran into:
> ls -lag /dev |grep lirc
>
> Sometimes the device is called lirc0... I hacked mine by symlinking,
> but that is an ugly hack.
>
> Also make sure the lirc daemons and utilities are the same version.
>
>
> On 7/19/05, Steve Howard <steve at cxdonline.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I am installing mythtv on Fedora Core 4, AMD 64, nVidia, PCIe, SATA...it
>> runs good so far.
>>
>> I am trying to setup a USB UIRT. When I plugged it in, I ran dmesg and
>> it
>> was recognized as ttyUSB0:
>>
>> usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
>> usbcore: registered new driver usbserial
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for
>> Generic
>> usbcore: registered new driver usbserial_generic
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial Driver core v2.0
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for FTDI
>> SIO
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for FTDI
>> 8U232AM Compatible
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for FTDI
>> FT232BM Compatible
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for FTDI
>> FT2232C Compatible
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for
>> USB-UIRT Infrared Tranceiver
>> drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c: USB Serial support registered for
>> Home-Electronics TIRA-1 IR Trans ceiver
>> ftdi_sio 2-1:1.0: USB-UIRT Infrared Tranceiver converter detected
>> usb 2-1: USB-UIRT Infrared Tranceiver converter now attached to ttyUSB0
>> usbcore: registered new driver ftdi_sio
>> drivers/usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c: v1.4.2:USB FTDI Serial Converters Driver
>> lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, at major 61
>> bttv: driver version 0.9.15 loaded
>>
>> When I ran irw, I got no response. So I tailed /var/log/message and got:
>>
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[4880]: accepted new client on /dev/lircd
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[4880]: could not get file information for
>> /dev/lirc
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[4880]: default_init(): No such file or
>> directory
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[4880]: caught signal
>>
>> This looks like irw is trying to connect to /dev/lirc. There is not one.
>> So I created a link ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/lirc
>>
>> Gives me this now in /var/log/message:
>>
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: lircd(any) ready
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: accepted new client on /dev/lircd
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: could not get hardware features
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: this device driver does not support the
>> new LIRC interface
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: major number of /dev/lirc is 188
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: LIRC major number is 61
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: check if /dev/lirc is a LIRC device
>> mythtv-server lircd-0.7.1[5318]: caught signal
>>
>> Can anyone help? I am at a wall.
>> Steve
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