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waxling
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lirc

Post by waxling » Tue Dec 14, 2004 12:20 pm

Hi All,

is there anyone here who has managed to compile and get working a version of lirc that works with the lirc_xir module and with the xbox DVD remote?

After building a custom kernel (2.4.28, with latest xbox kernel patches from cvs) , I've managed to compile versions with both lirc 0.6.6 and 0.7 however the 0.7 module throws unresolved symbol errors (probably because the module was written to work with 0.6.6).

The 0.6.6 version loads without any errors, however seems to do nothing. Lirc loads, irw attaches, however no signals are recorded.

Thanks.

Reference: http://www.xbox-linux.org/docs/howtolirc_xir.htm

(BTW, top work with getting gentoo onto the xbox shallax)

... I forgot to mention, I'm using 3.1 home, I've run magic, and everything works (sound, tvout etc...) just not lirc. I've even got mythtv running (although I couldn't get it to compile on the xbox :( I had to copy it from another, working gentoo installation )

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Along the same lines

Post by patmac » Wed Dec 15, 2004 10:02 pm

I'm trying to get my remote working as well. I'm running 1.4 pro and I can run lircd just fine, but when I run irw it crashes lircd. lircd seems to be listening for a serial signal, and I have the usb_xboxir module installed. Any clues?

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Post by waxling » Thu Dec 16, 2004 7:12 am

If you're using the gentoo emerged version, forget it, it probably will never work because its almost certainly been compiled with the incorrect modules/drivers. On top of that the headers required to compile the xir module are missing once installed.

Try building your own from source and follow the guide at http://www.xbox-linux.org/docs/howtolirc_xir.htm

Hopefully you get a better result.

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Post by waxling » Sat Feb 05, 2005 11:45 am

been away for a while, and I've noticed that there are a few similar posts, but , has anyone actually managed to get lirc working with pro and the MS-xbox DVD remote? As stated previously, I can make it compile (custom kernel including the correct xbox patches/models, and some re-arranging of headers), it just doesn't work.

I can report however that lirc works fine with a serial IR remote (sigma) and a targus serial/USB adapter :)

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Post by ShALLaX » Sun Feb 06, 2005 2:22 am

Download lirc-0.6.6 configure/ compile it...

./configure
make
make install
cd ./drivers/lirc-dev
make
make install

Download lirc_xir
make
make install

That should be it.
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Post by waxling » Mon Feb 07, 2005 9:43 am

I've tried, and while it all compiles up, it doesn't seem to work (insmod and everything works, just nothing is recieved by lirc/irw).

What I'm actually after is any kind of 1st hand report of having this work. I haven't found one yet.

I'm going to try a complete re-install (I will backup my working rootfs file with working mythtv first :) ) to see if I get any further. Thanks.

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Post by ShALLaX » Tue Feb 08, 2005 1:59 am

If the module loads, its working.. run irw.. or xirw (i forget which it is) and see if that scrolls junk when pressing a remote control button.

What you need to do after is make your own lircd.conf file for your programs.
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Post by hawg2k » Fri Oct 28, 2005 4:38 pm

I found lirc-0.6.6 but I can't find the lirc_xir source. Where is this kept at?

Also, when you run configure from within lirc-0.6.6/ it brings up a TUI configure screen. Do I just accept all the defaults, or what kind of driver configuration etc. do I need to choose?

Thanks,

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Post by ben_dash » Tue Nov 01, 2005 9:22 am

I'm also having a problem with the DVD rmote.

I''m using kernel 2.6.12.5, lirc-0.7.0-r1, and the xboxusb driver.

dmesg and /var/log/messages look good, however irw shows no output.

I had to manually create a character device. I hacked it into /etc/init.d/lircd but there's probably a better place for it:

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xbox ~ # cat /etc/init.d/lircd
#!/sbin/runscript
# Copyright 1999-2004 Gentoo Foundation
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/app-misc/lirc/files/lircd,v 1.6 2004/09/26 21:27:07 lanius Exp $

start() {
        mknod /dev/lirc0 c 61 0
        chmod 0666 /dev/lirc0
        ebegin "Starting lircd"
        start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec /usr/sbin/lircd -- ${LIRCD_OPTS}
        eend $?
}

stop() {
        ebegin "Stopping lircd"
        start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --exec /usr/sbin/lircd
        eend $?
}

lsmod:

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xbox ~ # lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
ipv6                  182720  14
usbmouse                3072  0
usbkbd                  4480  0
usbhid                 36768  0
xpad                    5632  0
uhci_hcd               24208  0
ehci_hcd               22408  0
8250_pci                7936  0
8250                   15492  1 8250_pci
serial_core            13440  1 8250
ohci_hcd               12292  0
snd_pcm_oss            38432  0
snd_mixer_oss          13440  1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq_dummy           1156  0
snd_seq_oss            23936  0
snd_seq_midi_event      3456  1 snd_seq_oss
snd_seq                34448  5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_seq_device          4364  3 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
rtc                     6712  0
fatx                   31520  1
lirc_xboxusb            5380  0
usbcore                78204  9 usbmouse,usbkbd,usbhid,xpad,uhci_hcd,ehci_hcd,ohci_hcd,lirc_xboxusb
lirc_dev                9100  1 lirc_xboxusb
snd_intel8x0           13248  0
snd_ac97_codec         61824  1 snd_intel8x0
snd_pcm                57480  3 snd_pcm_oss,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec
snd_timer              14212  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd                    29028  9 snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_timer
soundcore               3936  1 snd
snd_page_alloc          4612  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
unix                   16816  40
dmesg:

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PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:06.0 to 64
AC'97 0 analog subsections not ready
intel8x0_measure_ac97_clock: measured 49379 usecs
intel8x0: clocking to 47404
lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, at major 61
usbcore: registered new driver usbfs
usbcore: registered new driver hub

lirc_xbox: XBOX USB remote driver for LIRC v0.3
usbcore: registered new driver lirc_xbox
FATX: 0.0.3
Adding 262136k swap on /mnt/fatx/E/linuxswap.  Priority:-1 extents:2
Real Time Clock Driver v1.12
ohci_hcd: 2004 Nov 08 USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver (PCI)
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:02.0 to 64
ohci_hcd 0000:00:02.0: OHCI Host Controller
ohci_hcd 0000:00:02.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
ohci_hcd 0000:00:02.0: irq 1, io mem 0xfed00000
hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-0:1.0: 4 ports detected
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:03.0 to 64
ohci_hcd 0000:00:03.0: OHCI Host Controller
ohci_hcd 0000:00:03.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
ohci_hcd 0000:00:03.0: irq 9, io mem 0xfed08000
hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 2-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
hub 1-1:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-1:1.0: 4 ports detected
Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 8 ports, IRQ sharing disabled
PCI: Enabling device 0000:00:06.1 (0000 -> 0003)
PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin B of device 0000:00:06.1. Please try using pci=biosirq.
usb 1-1.1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 3
lirc_dev: lirc_register_plugin:sample_rate: 0
lirc_xbox[3]: Xbox IR on usb1:3
usb 1-1.2: new low speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 4
USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver v2.2
usbcore: registered new driver xpad
drivers/usb/input/xpad.c: driver for Xbox controllers v0.1.5
usbcore: registered new driver hiddev
input: USB HID v1.10 Keyboard [Link keybd] on usb-0000:00:02.0-1.2
input,hiddev0: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Link keybd] on usb-0000:00:02.0-1.2
usbcore: registered new driver usbhid
drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c: v2.01:USB HID core driver
usbcore: registered new driver usbkbd
drivers/usb/input/usbkbd.c: :USB HID Boot Protocol keyboard driver
usbcore: registered new driver usbmouse
drivers/usb/input/usbmouse.c: v1.6:USB HID Boot Protocol mouse driver
NET: Registered protocol family 10
Disabled Privacy Extensions on device c035c000(lo)
IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling driver
eth0: no IPv6 routers present
/var/log/messages:

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xbox ~ # tail -n 100 /var/log/messages
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox hda: task_in_intr: status=0x59 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest Error }
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox hda: task_in_intr: error=0x10 { SectorIdNotFound }, LBAsect=19606367, sector=19541088
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox ide: failed opcode was: unknown
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox ide0: reset: success
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox hda: task_in_intr: status=0x59 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest Error }
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox hda: task_in_intr: error=0x10 { SectorIdNotFound }, LBAsect=19606367, sector=19541088
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox ide: failed opcode was: unknown
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox end_request: I/O error, dev hda, sector 19541088
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox Buffer I/O error on device hda55, logical block 3908016
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:06.0 to 64
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox AC'97 0 analog subsections not ready
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox intel8x0_measure_ac97_clock: measured 49379 usecs
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox intel8x0: clocking to 47404
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, at major 61
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox usbcore: registered new driver usbfs
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox usbcore: registered new driver hub
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox lirc_xbox: XBOX USB remote driver for LIRC v0.3
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox usbcore: registered new driver lirc_xbox
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox FATX: 0.0.3
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox Adding 262136k swap on /mnt/fatx/E/linuxswap.  Priority:-1 extents:2
Nov  1 02:45:13 xbox Real Time Clock Driver v1.12
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd: 2004 Nov 08 USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver (PCI)
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:02.0 to 64
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd 0000:00:02.0: OHCI Host Controller
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd 0000:00:02.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd 0000:00:02.0: irq 1, io mem 0xfed00000
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox hub 1-0:1.0: 4 ports detected
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:03.0 to 64
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd 0000:00:03.0: OHCI Host Controller
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd 0000:00:03.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox ohci_hcd 0000:00:03.0: irq 9, io mem 0xfed08000
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox hub 2-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox hub 1-1:1.0: USB hub found
Nov  1 02:45:14 xbox hub 1-1:1.0: 4 ports detected
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 8 ports, IRQ sharing disabled
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox PCI: Enabling device 0000:00:06.1 (0000 -> 0003)
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin B of device 0000:00:06.1. Please try using pci=biosirq.
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox usb 1-1.1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 3
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox lirc_dev: lirc_register_plugin:sample_rate: 0
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox lirc_xbox[3]: Xbox IR on usb1:3
Nov  1 02:45:15 xbox usb 1-1.2: new low speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 4
Nov  1 02:45:16 xbox USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver v2.2
Nov  1 02:45:22 xbox usbcore: registered new driver xpad
Nov  1 02:45:22 xbox drivers/usb/input/xpad.c: driver for Xbox controllers v0.1.5
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox usbcore: registered new driver hiddev
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox input: USB HID v1.10 Keyboard [Link keybd] on usb-0000:00:02.0-1.2
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox input,hiddev0: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Link keybd] on usb-0000:00:02.0-1.2
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox usbcore: registered new driver usbhid
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c: v2.01:USB HID core driver
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox usbcore: registered new driver usbkbd
Nov  1 02:45:26 xbox drivers/usb/input/usbkbd.c: :USB HID Boot Protocol keyboard driver
Nov  1 02:45:27 xbox usbcore: registered new driver usbmouse
Nov  1 02:45:27 xbox drivers/usb/input/usbmouse.c: v1.6:USB HID Boot Protocol mouse driver
Nov  1 02:45:30 xbox 0.7.0[6041]: lircd(xboxusb) ready
Nov  1 02:45:30 xbox NET: Registered protocol family 10
Nov  1 02:45:30 xbox Disabled Privacy Extensions on device c035c000(lo)
Nov  1 02:45:30 xbox IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling driver
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: ntpd 4.2.0a@1.1190-r Sat Oct 29 21:13:30 CDT 2005 (1)
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: precision = 1.000 usec
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: Listening on interface wildcard, 0.0.0.0#123
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: Listening on interface wildcard, ::#123
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: Listening on interface lo, 127.0.0.1#123
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: Listening on interface eth0, 192.168.0.243#123
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: kernel time sync status 0040
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox ntpd[6158]: frequency initialized -10.529 PPM from /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox sshd[6201]: Server listening on :: port 22.
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox sshd[6201]: error: Bind to port 22 on 0.0.0.0 failed: Address already in use.
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox cron[6237]: (CRON) STARTUP (V5.0)
Nov  1 02:45:31 xbox login(pam_unix)[6252]: session opened for user mythtv by LOGIN(uid=0)
Nov  1 02:45:41 xbox eth0: no IPv6 routers present
Nov  1 02:45:55 xbox 0.7.0[6041]: accepted new client on /dev/lircd
Nov  1 02:45:55 xbox 0.7.0[6041]: removed client
Nov  1 02:46:16 xbox sshd[6294]: Accepted keyboard-interactive/pam for mythtv from 192.168.0.247 port 49317 ssh2
Nov  1 02:46:16 xbox sshd(pam_unix)[6297]: session opened for user mythtv by (uid=0)
Nov  1 02:46:21 xbox 0.7.0[6041]: accepted new client on /dev/lircd
Nov  1 02:46:31 xbox 0.7.0[6041]: removed client
Nov  1 02:46:36 xbox su(pam_unix)[6306]: authentication failure; logname= uid=1000 euid=0 tty=pts/0 ruser=mythtv rhost=  user=root
Nov  1 02:46:38 xbox su[6306]: pam_authenticate: Authentication failure
Nov  1 02:46:40 xbox su(pam_unix)[6307]: session opened for user root by (uid=1000)
Nov  1 02:48:46 xbox ntpd[6158]: synchronized to 192.168.0.1, stratum 6
Nov  1 02:48:46 xbox ntpd[6158]: kernel time sync disabled 0041
Nov  1 02:50:01 xbox cron[6316]: (root) CMD (test -x /usr/sbin/run-crons && /usr/sbin/run-crons )
Nov  1 02:50:01 xbox sSMTP[6325]: Unable to locate mail
Nov  1 02:50:01 xbox sSMTP[6325]: Cannot open mail:25
Nov  1 02:50:01 xbox cron[6315]: (root) MAIL (mailed 66 bytes of output but got status 0x0001 )
Nov  1 02:54:04 xbox ntpd[6158]: kernel time sync enabled 0001
Nov  1 03:00:01 xbox cron[6330]: (root) CMD (test -x /usr/sbin/run-crons && /usr/sbin/run-crons )
Nov  1 03:00:01 xbox cron[6331]: (root) CMD (rm -f /var/spool/cron/lastrun/cron.hourly)
Nov  1 03:00:02 xbox sSMTP[6340]: Unable to locate mail
Nov  1 03:00:02 xbox sSMTP[6340]: Cannot open mail:25
Nov  1 03:00:02 xbox cron[6328]: (root) MAIL (mailed 66 bytes of output but got status 0x0001 )
Nov  1 03:01:01 xbox cron[6344]: (root) CMD (rm -f /var/spool/cron/lastrun/cron.daily)
Nov  1 03:10:01 xbox cron[6349]: (root) CMD (test -x /usr/sbin/run-crons && /usr/sbin/run-crons )
Nov  1 03:10:01 xbox sSMTP[6360]: Unable to locate mail
Nov  1 03:10:01 xbox sSMTP[6360]: Cannot open mail:25
Nov  1 03:10:01 xbox cron[6348]: (root) MAIL (mailed 66 bytes of output but got status 0x0001 )
tried first lircd.conf:

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xbox ~ # cat /etc/lircd.conf
#
# LIRCD configuration file for Xbox DVD Kit
#
# Marko Friedemann <mfr@bmx-chemnitz.de>
#
#
# brand:             Microsoft
# model:             Xbox DVD Remote
# supported devices: Xbox DVD Remote via xir driver
#
# comment:           EXPERIMENTAL
#

begin remote

    name  XboxDVDRemote
    bits           24

    begin codes

        SELECT          0x05f4a0b
        UP              0x0559aa6
        DOWN            0x0558aa7
        RIGHT           0x0557aa8
        LEFT            0x0556aa9
        INFO            0x053cac3

        9               0x0539ac6
        8               0x0538ac7
        7               0x0537ac8
        6               0x0536ac9
        5               0x0535aca
        4               0x0534acb
        3               0x0533acc
        2               0x0532acd
        1               0x0531ace
        0               0x0530acf

        DISPLAY         0x052aad5
        BACK            0x0527ad8
        SKIP-           0x0522add
        SKIP+           0x0520adf
        STOP            0x051fae0
        REVERSE         0x051dae2
        FORWARD         0x051cae3
        TITLE           0x051aae5
        PAUSE           0x0519ae6
        PLAY            0x0515aea
        MENU            0x0508af7

      end codes

end remote
and another one:

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xbox ~ # cat /etc/lircd.conf.backup2
#
# this config file was automatically generated
# using WinLIRC 0.6.4 (LIRC 0.6.1pre3) on Tue May 06 20:57:47 2003
#
# contributed by
#
# brand:             MicroSoft
# model:             Xbox remote
# supported devices: Xbox
#

begin remote

  name  xbox
  bits           24
  flags SPACE_ENC
  eps            80
  aeps          100

  header       4172  3821
  one           653  1819
  zero          653   816
  ptrail        653
  gap          7800
  toggle_bit      0


      begin codes
          PLAY                     0x0000000000515AEA
          REVERSE                  0x000000000051DAE2
          FORWARD                  0x000000000051CAE3
          UP                       0x0000000000559AA6
          DOWN                     0x0000000000558AA7
          RIGHT                    0x0000000000557AA8
          LEFT                     0x0000000000556AA9
          SELECT                   0x00000000005F4A0B
          SKIP-                    0x0000000000522ADD
          SKIP+                    0x0000000000520ADF
          STOP                     0x000000000051FAE0
          PAUSE                    0x0000000000519AE6
          DISPLAY                  0x000000000052AAD5
          MENU                     0x0000000000508AF7
          BACK                     0x0000000000527AD8
          TITLE                    0x000000000051AAE5
          INFO                     0x000000000053CAC3
          0                        0x0000000000530ACF
          1                        0x0000000000531ACE
          2                        0x0000000000532ACD
          3                        0x0000000000533ACC
      end codes

end remote
and neither makes any difference.

Please ignore all the hda errors. There's some sort of auto probing going on and I haven't bothered to turn it off yet.

Please let me know if you have any ideas what else I need to do to get the DVD remote to work. Getting the Remote to work is the final piece of the puzzle... apart from getting the blink script working. It's so close to being completed I'm sure there's something small which I've missed.

Thanks!

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Post by hawg2k » Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:07 pm

So, ben_dash, I noticed that you're using a different version of lirc than shallax recommends. Just curoius why. Does the version you have include lirc_xir, or did you get it from somewhere else?

Thanks,

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Post by ben_dash » Wed Nov 02, 2005 7:21 pm

Hmmm , good point.

Should I be using xir instead of xboxusb?

It seems that when I google for this I find a million and one contradictory solutions, some use xir, some use xboxusb, and some use atiusb. I expect that things have evolved over time, however, google doesn't really help me to see results in a time relevant context. I'm using a 2.6 kernel.

I'm going to try to switch out my lircd.conf. The annoying thing is that I am not seeing any errors in /var/log/messages so it's almost impossible to see what the problem may be. I expect that there is some additional debugging info which I could turn on.

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Post by hawg2k » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:35 pm

Another question. Did/do you have any DVD remote functionality without irc on your gentoox?

For some reason, with ircd not running etc., I can do about half of the things I want to do with the remote ... basically just enough to hang myself. In Mythtv I can maneuver the menu system, and ask it to play a video that mythtv has recorded, fast forward/backward through the show. However, the back/escape button won't work, so sometimes I can get myself into a spot that I can't get out of without rebooting the system. I can't quit a show, I have to fastforward to the end.

Also, sometimes I push a button and nothing happens, or I push it and it behaves as if I've pushed it twice ... getting me into one of those "can't backout" scenarios

I'm totally baffled as to why I get ~60% functionality out of the remote with no irc. I had all this working under a xebian load, but when I upgraded mythtv I decided to try gentoox so I could get native code with better performance. I may have to go back to xebian. It was slower, but at least everything worked.

Thanks,

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Post by ben_dash » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:42 pm

No, I get nothing from the remote at all. In the bios screens I can select various options using the remote but I get nothing once linux has booted.

I'm going to see if the lirc board have any ideas.

Thanks

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