[mythtv-users] irw problems

Al Furman furmana at email.com
Wed Jul 20 23:28:40 EDT 2005


Thanks Nick.  lircd is running and is writable.  Any other thoughts?   
I am perplexed.

mythtv at localhost ~]$ ls -l /dev/lirc?
crw-------  1 root root 61, 0 Jul 16 22:45 /dev/lirc0
srw-rw-rw-  1 root root     0 Jul 16 22:51 /dev/lircd

-Al


On Jul 19, 2005, at 3:39 AM, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 16:08:29 +1200
> From: Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] irw problems
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <20050719160729.439D.NICK at rout.co.nz>
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> irw watches /dev/lircd, which is not the same as /dev/lirc or /dev/ 
> lirc0
>
> to have a valid /dev/lircd you need to have the daemon running.
>
>
> On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 23:11:42 -0400
> Al Furman wrote:
>
>
>> I am building a myth box using Jarod's guide and have been stuck
>> getting lirc to work with the IR receiver from zapway.de.
>> I can see signals from my remote using mode2 and when I cat /dev/lirc
>> or /dev/lirc0.  I see no signals when I run irw.  There are no
>> relevant errors in /var/log/messages or dmesg.  I have tested using
>> different remotes and lircd config files to no avail.  I am going to
>> try compiling lirc in debug mode next, but was wondering if anyone in
>> the group had any suggestions I may be missing.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>
> -- 
> Nick Rout
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