[mythtv-users] power failure - now lirc stopped working
steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 4 21:43:53 UTC 2006
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> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Lucien D.
> Sent: 27 March 2006 22:51
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: [mythtv-users] power failure - now lirc stopped working
> This may be better placed on a lirc-centric mailing list, but I'll try
> here first.
> everything has been working brillantly up until last night. During
> the night the power went off in my room while my comp was running.
> When I got everything booted back up it appears that lirc has stopped
> I've done all the debugging I can think of, everything seems to be
> working as it should. No error messages in the log, the modules are
> all there, the dev files are all there, the daemon is running. But
> when I run irw there is no output. I checked that batteries (made
> that mistake before) and they were fine. I am running out of ideas,
> so any help would be appreciated.
> gentoo linux
> kernel 2.6.15 (gentoo-sources)
Don't forget that every time you update your kernel you're going to have to
restart, and then re-install the correct version of lirc for the kernel.
This one got me recently. One night a week and a half ago, I updated my
kernel on a fedora core system. I promptly fell asleep and thus didn't
restart into the new kernel and install the new version of lirc to match the
Then this weekend just gone, I shut down the machine, to install a new hard
drive, and low and behold when the machine booted back up, my remotes
Took me a while to figure that one out.. But I'll never forget it!
> hauppauge pvr-250
It's worth a try reinstalling/updating lirc just to make sure, it won't
overwrite your config (well it didn't on my system..)
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