[mythtv-users] [lirc] Unable to get MythTV to respond to lirc (Ubuntu Feisty)
william_munson at bellsouth.net
Fri Apr 13 12:09:09 UTC 2007
John Daleske wrote:
> Have been using Ubuntu Feisty as my first time getting MythTV working.
> I have followed the steps (many times) provided in the Ubuntu install
> When I run "irw", it does show the commands. I noticed that the .lircrc
> sample had all the keys in lower case, e.g. "chanup", whereas my mceusb2
> conf generates "ChanUp". So, I edited those and restarted MythTV.
> Still did nothing.
> I've looked through all the user mails and many sites looking for some
> I did a verbose on running the frontend. While it did not explicitly
> indicate a lirc failure, I did get (twice):
> X Error: Bad Device. invalid or uninitialized input device 154
> Major opcode: 145
> Minor opcode: 3
> Resource id: 0x0
> Failed to open device
> It may be that I didn't have the entire environment set up right. I
> opened a plain openbox session, rather than the mythtv session, and
> entered "mythfrontend -v".
Sounds like your lirc.conf is good. Take a look at the startup debug
info of mythfrontend to see where the frontend is getting its .lircrc
file. Make sure that file is the correct one.
Did you compile your own Mythtv? Make sure lirc support is compiled in.
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