[mythtv-users] Hauppauge PVR 350 and LIRC setting up
pickle136 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 31 20:54:39 UTC 2010
On 3/31/2010 4:11 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:36 PM, Scott<pickle136 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> On 3/31/2010 3:27 PM, Marc Chamberlin wrote:
>>> From my searching around on the internet, and looking through this and
>>> other mail lists, I suspect this may have been answered somewhere, but I was
>>> not able to find any answers that I could grok.. (but lots of chatter about
>>> this remote!) So with possible apologies in advance, I wonder if some kind
>>> guru could help me get my Hauppauge PVR-350 (gray) remote completely
>>> communicating with my media computer? I am running SuSE 11.2 x86-64 and I
>>> have installed version 0.8.5.4.1 of lirc and version 0.8.5_18.104.22.168_0.1-4.4
>>> of the LIRC kernel modules. Following instructions I have also installed the
>>> kernel modules for lirc-i2c and lirc-dev.
>>> I am headed towards getting this working for mythTV. I have installed and
>>> configure the .lircrc, lircd.conf and the lirc file in /etc/sysconfig/
>>> following instructions as best as I could. I have got it going partially in
>>> that using ircat I can see the number keys are being recognized, as well as
>>> the volume up/down button but nothing else.
>>> I dunno what files or command outputs I should include so will wait until
>>> I hear further.. So anyone willing to guide me out of these woods? Or point
>>> me to a good website that explains in easy to understand terms what to do?
>>> Thanks in advance...
>> what do you get from IRW?
>> most likely you see some keys but not other than the button definitions in
>> the lircd.conf arnt right. Install and look in the lirc remotes package you
>> might find the right remote info in there. (FYI theres an newer lirc 0.8.6
>> in a repo called vdr, but you your case that 0.8.5 should work)
>> lircrc only matter once you want to use the remote in lirc
> Not so sure about lirc 0.8.5 working here. I believe there were
> numerous i2c changes in 2.6.31 that made lirc_i2c non-functional, and
> they weren't fixed until after lirc 0.8.5 was released. I could be
> misremembering though. dmesg output from lirc_i2c module load time
> would likely say for sure.
i was running a pvr150 using lirc_i2c 0.8.5 on suse 11.2 too, so
something must have worked :-)
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