[mythtv-users] What makes mythtv find lirc?

Richard Woelk richardwoelk at yahoo.ca
Sun Jan 14 19:55:51 UTC 2007





Malcolm wrote:
> I have Mandriva 2007 with a PVR-350 using the supplied IR receiver and 
> remote.  I have the lirc modules loaded and lircd daemon running.
>
> [root at mythtv mythtv-0.20]# lsmod |grep lirc
> lirc_i2c                9572  2
> lirc_dev               13124  1 lirc_i2c
> i2c_core               17536  13 
> lirc_i2c,cx88xx,saa7108e,rivatv,bttv,msp3400,saa7127,saa7115,tda9887,tuner,ivtv,i2c_algo_bit,tveeprom
>
> [root at mythtv mythtv-0.20]# ps -ef|grep lirc
> root     10398     1  0 12:51 ?        00:00:00 [lirc_dev]
> root     10414     1  0 12:52 ?        00:00:00 lircd --device=/dev/lirc/0
> root     10428     1  0 12:52 ?        00:00:00 lircmd
>
> [root at mythtv mythtv-0.20]# ls -ld /dev/lirc*
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 60 Jan 14 12:51 /dev/lirc/
> srw-rw-rw- 1 root root  0 Jan 14 12:52 /dev/lircd=
> prw-r--r-- 1 root root  0 Jan 14 12:43 /dev/lircm|
>
> However when I run ./configure for Myth it says it will not build lirc 
> support.
>
> [root at mythtv mythtv-0.20]# ./configure | grep lirc
> lirc support     no
>
> What is it looking for that I need to setup?
>
> Thanks
> Malcolm
>
>   
Malcom
I had the same issue on FC6 and I had almost given up, then I grabbed 
the latest cvs of lirc, compiled & installed it, and it worked.

you can get it from here.
http://www.lirc.org/cvs.html

HTH

Richard Woelk



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