[mythtv-users] power failure - now lirc stopped working
beww at beww.org
Wed Apr 12 13:17:28 UTC 2006
On Apr 11, 2006, at 6:32 PM, Lucien D. wrote:
> On 4/5/06, Lucien D. <ldunning at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok, I think I'm getting somewhere. irrecord now seems to work
>> properly, it connects to the device and sees keypresses. I'm not
>> what was wrong before, though I have a feeling the problem was
>> the chair and keyboard. Now irw still doesn't work, but mode2
>> to be working.
>> So it seems I'm about where I started. All the output in
>> /var/log/messages seems normal. I've recopied over the lircd.conf
>> file that I know was working before. I've tried running irw as
>> user and root to no avail. I have also recompiled lirc with no
>> It appears to be lircd thats not working properly. I've double
>> checked my LIRCD_OPTS, it is pointing to the correct device. Not
>> what else to try, the hardware all seems to be working properly, but
>> the software is just not cooperating yet.
What user are you running irw as ? Does that user have permission for
the lirc devices.
Is lircd actually starting and continuing to run, check it with 'ps
aux | grep lircd' a few minutes after it is started to make sure it's
Is lircd perhaps starting before the devices are created somehow?
Try running ldd on lircd to make sure it is finding all if its
Just some random wild ideas, but it does seem as though you are
getting closer. You really do seem to have checked all of the obvious
stuff. I'm glad it turned out to not be a hardware problem.
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