[mythtv-users] Homebrew Serial Receiver Problems
myth at mozmonkey.com
Sat Feb 24 21:50:23 UTC 2007
Formerly I was using the Hauppage PVR 150 remote, but recently I decided
to move to a custom remote -- the Universal FX1.
I followed the circuit designs here:
The only modification I made was instead of buying a new IR receiver, I
attached a stereo plug to the serial port so I couple plug the Hauppage
receiver into it. I double checked my work and even did some basic
tests with my workbench power supply.
Then I followed the software steps here:
It's not working. In fact, the serial port isn't even getting power, so
I assume that it's not active. I've never messed with serial port stuff
before, so could somebody help me out? Here are the commands I tried
setserial /dev/ttyS0 uart none
mode2 -d /dev/lirc/0
FYI: I'm running on Ubuntu Dapper and using the serial port on the
When looking through dmesg, here's the only references to lirc -- and
they're still for the Hauppage:
[17179596.772000] lirc_i2c: chip found @ 0x71 (Hauppauge IR (PVR150))
[17179596.772000] ivtv0: i2c attach to card #0 ok [client=Hauppauge
IR (PVR150), addr=71]
[17179596.772000] lirc_dev: lirc_register_plugin: sample_rate: 10
[17179596.880000] Adding 1052216k swap on /dev/hda1. Priority:-1
Am I missing something here?
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