[mythtv-users] [OT] Remote Help
marius at schrecker.org
Sat Oct 1 08:27:48 UTC 2005
> Did /dev/lirc exist before you started irw ? Did you set the access rights
> on the lirc* devices ?
> Niels Dybdahl
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Steve
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 7:39 AM
> Subject: [mythtv-users] [OT] Remote Help
> A friend of mine gave me an "ATI Remote Wonder" remote and usb receiver.
> From my understanding it is a RF setup here, not an IR setup.
> I am running gentoo, so someone told me I needed to emerge lirc when I
> have LIRC_OPTS="--with-driver=atiusb" in my make.conf. So I did "#
> emerge unmerge lirc" and then I did "emerge --newuse lirc". The problem
> I have is I start lircd by doing "# lircd -n" It says whatever it
> says... then I log in to another terminal as a normal user and do "$
> irw". This just brings me back to "$ " and causes the "# lircd -n" that
> I ran to crash whilst complaining about not finding /dev/lirc.
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
This sounds very much like the problem I had with my usb receiver.
What are you getting in /var/log/messages when you start lircd?
I had to symlink my /dev/lirc node to /dev/usb/hiddev0 (your usb device
may well be different).
If the driver needs a module has this been built and installed, and does
Are you running udev? This should take care of your /dev node mappings for
you. Unfortunately I can't on my system.
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