[mythtv-users] LIRC : sofware setup looks good but no response from irrecord or irw
scott-mythtv at cfl.rr.com
Sat Jun 10 12:08:05 UTC 2006
Nope. There was no response from irw.
Michael Lynch wrote:
> On 6/8/06, Scott Johnson <scott-mythtv at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
>> After returning my PVR 500, I bought a PVR 150 and it has worked great.
>> If the remote would work it would be perfect.
>> I've been following Jarod's How-To and I can't find anything wrong with
>> my current setup except that of course it behaves like the hardware is
>> not getting any IR signals.
>> I'm using the drivers for Fedora Core 4 2.6.16-1.2111_FC4 which is the
>> latest kernel available via yum.
>> lircd service is running fine. /sbin/service --status-all shows this
>> /dev/lirc exists and has 666 permissions
>> There are no errors listed in /var/log/messages
>> I can see the LED light flashing when I view the remote using my
>> camcorder. So the remote is working.
>> I shoved the IR cable as far in the IR slot as it will go. (Another
>> post mentioned sometimes people don't put them in far enough).
>> I have lirc_dev and lirc_i2c and /sbin/modinfo looks good.
>> I tried
>> # irrecord -f -d /dev/lirc lirc_record
>> irrecord: gap not found, can't continue
>> when I press buttons on the remote. Then again, I get the same error
>> when I don't press any buttons.
>> So my working theory is that the IR cable is bad. This puts me into a
>> small depression as RMAs have cost me a month and too much restocking
>> money. So before I go that route, maybe there is something I've missed.
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>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Before using irrecord, did you get any keypress response from irw?
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