[mythtv-users] Using the pvr-350 remote with other ir-receivers
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 22:46:07 UTC 2005
On 19/09/05, Oscar Curero <oscar-listas at naiandei.net> wrote:
> El Dilluns, 19 de Setembre de 2005 20:42, Scot L. Harris va escriure:
> > On Mon, 2005-09-19 at 14:27, Oscar Curero wrote:
> > > Does anyone knows of a ir-receiver compatible with the remote that came
> > > with the pvr-350, no-configuration needed (and if possible cheaper)?
> > >
> > > I don't know if something is broken in the pvr-350, the ivtv are not
> > > correct or lirc is not working with the correct drivers, the fact is that
> > > everything is working but the remote.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > Which OS are you using? Which version of lirc?
> SuSE 9.3. Now using a CVS snapshot but I used to use lirc 0.7.0.
> > Did you use Jarod's guide for setting up the remote? Does irw work?
> No, irw does not work.
> > Have setup two systems using PVR-350 remotes. The first time it took me
> > a couple of days to get it sorted out. The second time the remote came
> > up in literally just a few minutes following Jarod's guide for FC4.
> I started in June !
> > And I have to ask, did you put the batteries into the remote? :)
> I've changed them twice ;).
> Everything is very strange because it's like if lirc didn't know that I'm
> press the bottons. dmesg doesn't show nothing about the remote when I press
> the bottons. I know that lirc isn't that difficult, that setting a remote on
> linux is almost trivial, I have tried a lot of configurations and all I get
> is nothing... very disappointing.
After you have started LIRC, what's the output of:
/sbin/service lircd status
Do you have the lirc device nodes in /dev ? ( ll /dev/lirc* )
What does modprobe lirc-i2c do (should drag in lirc_dev) too. As long
as you have a suitable /etc/lircd.conf file for the remote (you can
also use the RC-5 file supplied from lirc.org) you shouldn't expect
And make sure the IR cable is plugged into the IR socket and not the
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