[mythtv-users] Centos Lirc mceusb blaster issue
jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Oct 12 20:12:04 UTC 2010
On Oct 12, 2010, at 10:34 AM, Chris Tepe wrote:
> On 10/10/2010 3:14 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Chris Tepe<cstepe at ctdataservices.com> wrote:
>>> On 10/10/2010 2:01 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Chris Tepe<cstepe at ctdataservices.com>
>>>>> I have my backend running Centos. I'm trying to setup a mce transceiver
>>>>> for controlling my 2 set top boxes. But I can no seem to get it to work.
>>>>> if i run irw it will see the remote but issuing any irsend commands seem
>>>>> do nothing. I do not get any errors and nothing is in the log files. I
>>>>> tested my hardware on a mythdora front end that had just an mce remote
>>>>> everything worked I verfied the emitter worked with a digital camera. So
>>>>> I'm left with a config issue on my backend.
>>>> I have several of those topseeds. You need 0.8.7-cvs for blasting to
>>>> work with it. Fedora probably already had that in, but centos does
>>>> not (0.8.6).. Not sure if an rhel repos may have later lirc or not,
>>>> but you can compile it your self ad it will work.
>>> Here's the version from my Dora box
>>> rpm -qa | grep lirc
>>> I have 8.6-85 on my centos box installed from ATRPMS testing.
>>> I'm not familiar with using cvs versions. any suggestions on how to do
>> Hmmm - I may have spoke too soon.. The Topseeds I use (idVendor
>> 0x1784 TopSeed Technology Corp.
>> idProduct 0x0008 eHome Infrared Transceiver) had to have
>> the latest changes. There are other revisions of Topseeds that do not
>> require the same changes and just work out of the box. I would assume
>> you have those if they work in mythdora (with< 0.8.7-cvs lirc)
>> without change..
>> Not sure what to tell you from here..
> Thanks for the info. Does anybody else have any experience getting a mceusb device to control a set top box on a Centos masterbackend?
Until seeing lsusb output that says otherwise, I think Greg was likely correct, and you have one of the topseed devices that does require a fairly recent lirc_mceusb. You'll have to file a bug/request with ATrpms to get packages for CentOS.
jarod at wilsonet.com
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