[mythtv-users] HD-PVR IR Blaster Problems

mark pennock markitman2 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 03:44:32 UTC 2010


there is no folder /var/run/lirc

I am using ubuntu 10.04. How do I locate the lirc daemon socket?

On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:

> On Dec 17, 2010, at 6:50 PM, mark pennock wrote:
>
> > I had the hdpvr working fine, including blaster on my ubuntu 10.04
> backend. The blaster recently stopped working, I believe it was due to the
> latest kernel update, 2.6.36.
> ...
> > Results from:  ls /dev/lirc*
> >
> > /dev/lirc0
> >
> > So, as far as I can tell, I have things correct. Yet I cannot get a
> connection using irsend. Not mater what I do I get the error
> >
> > irsend: could not connect to socket
> > irsend: No such file or directory
>
> irsend can't find your lirc daemon socket. By default, it should be at
> /var/run/lirc/lircd, but your lirc installation may be trying to connect
> to /dev/lircd instead, which is where it used to be at some point in the
> past.
>
> --
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
>
>
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