[mythtv-users] LIRC Problem
lukes790 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 18:27:15 UTC 2006
I have to face the dreaded compilation from source then, -> there seem to be
issues with FC4. I have tried that a few times. Perhaps I did not put enough
effort because I somehow had faith in the binaries approach. I already
started a thread regarding errors I get while compiling from source. I will
focus on that now. Thanks for the input.
On 17/01/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > This was installed from an rpm package. I don't know if it was
> > compiled with the correct driver (pixelview_pro in my case). The
> > card is a bttv bt878 model and was installed as per instructions by
> > Jerod. He indeed mentioned in his guide that his intructions might
> > not work for some video capture cards.
> I would guess that the RPM you are using is a "generic" package that
> does not have the i2c support compiled in, this would explain the
> problems you are having (although there are other possible
> Your options are to get the source (possibly from an SRPM) and
> compile it yourself using the correct parameters.
> Try and get an RPM from somebody who has used it successfully for
> your type of remote.
> You could also possibly get a serial IR receiver and use that with
> the RPM that you have.
> I've heard tell that the new kernels can use an IR device as a
> keyboard input, I don't know anything more about this but you might
> look into it.
> In any case, I do not think the binary installation from your present
> RPM is going to work for you.
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