[mythtv-users] lirc0 does not exist - any clues

Greg Cope gregcope at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 10:20:31 UTC 2006


Thanks Robin.

Some googling later and and a bit of irrecording later I've ditched
the keyboard.

Only issues now are;

- How to stop my 2yearold from hidding the remote (the keyboard is attached)
- the WAF is going to go through the roof - which means it must always work.

Greg

On 10/10/06, Robin Hill <myth at robinhill.me.uk> wrote:
> On Tue Oct 10, 2006 at 09:01:36PM +0100, Greg Cope wrote:
>
> > Hi All
> >
> > I have finaly got a remote (Thanks Ashley) On my FC4 based system I
> > think I have a udev issue with lirc.
> >
> > On boot I get no /dev/lirc0 device(s) so lirc does not work.  irw
> > gives nothing as lircd exits as it cannot find a device.
> >
> > Someone must have solved this issue....
> >
> > Some clues;
> >
> > # rpm -qa | egrep "udev|module-init|lir"
> > lirc-kmdl-2.6.17-1.2142_FC4-0.8.1-62_cvs20060930.fc4.at
> > lirc-lib-0.8.1-62_cvs20060930.fc4.at
> > lirc-devices-0.7.0-2.fc4.at
> > module-init-tools-3.2-0.pre9.0.FC4.4
> > udev-071-0.FC4.3
> > lirc-0.8.1-62_cvs20060930.fc4.at
> >
> I assume that's a Nova T remote (from your earlier mail).  In this case
> it's a dev/input based device, so you may need to start lircd with
> "-H dev/input".  You'll also probably need to tell it which event device
> to listen on, so "-d /dev/input/eventX".  Alternately, create a udev
> rule (in /etc/udev/rules.d/) to map a specific input device to
> /dev/lirc0:
>         SUBSYSTEM=="input", SYSFS{dev}=="13:66", KERNEL=="event[0-9]*", NAME="input/%k", SYMLINK="lirc0"
>
> HTH,
>         Robin
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