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Revision as of 17:45, 15 August 2006


The USB UIRT allows any USB-equipped PC to transmit and receive infrared signals. LIRC doesn't support the USB version directly, but a patch is available.


Manufacturers Website: http://www.usbuirt.com

LIRC 0.7.1: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/lirc/lirc-0.7.1.tar.bz2

Patch: http://www.gemair.com/~neveld/usb-uirt/lirc-0.7.1-usb_uirt.patch.bz2

LIRC Installation

# tar xvfj lirc-0.7.1.tar.bz2
# cd lirc-0.7.1
# bzcat ../lirc-0.7.1-usb_uirt.patch.bz2 | patch -p1
# ./setup.sh

Choose Driver Configuration, USB Devices, USB-UIRT2(receive and transmit)

Save Configuration & Exit

Edit configure.sh


./configure \
--with-moduledir=/lib/modules/2.6.15-gentoo-r1/misc \
--with-tty=/dev/ttyUSB0 \
--with-x \
--with-syslog \
--with-driver=usb-uirt2_raw \
--with-major=61 \
--with-port=none \
--with-irq=none \
--prefix=/usr \


# sh ./configure.sh && make && make install

In Gentoo, /etc/modules.d/lirc should contain

alias char-major-61  lirc_usb-uirt2_raw

Run update-modules