[CentOS] MythTV on Centos 4

Peter Loron peterl at standingwave.org
Thu Sep 29 17:42:06 UTC 2005

Kirk Bocek wrote:
> Scot, I believe you said you were using the IR receiver on the PVR-350,
> right? Do you have any notes or gotcha's on getting it to work. So far,
> I'm having no luck.
> I've got ivtv installed and have got my X session running on the
> PVR-350's frame buffer. Now I'm trying to get the IR receiver working
> but am getting no output out of irw.
> I've got lirc 0.7.2 installed. I've got:
>     alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
> in modprobe.conf. When I modprobe lirc_i2c it whines about bttv and
> cx8800 (which aren't installed) then says:
> lirc_i2c: chip found @ 0x18 (Hauppauge IR)
> ivtv: i2c attach to card #0 ok [client=Hauppauge IR, addr=18]
> lirc_dev: lirc_register_plugin: sample_rate: 10
> So it looks like the two pieces are talking. the /dev entries seem to be
> correct. But  I get no output at all from irw. No errors either. I even
> tried plugging in a second Hauppauge IR receiver into the card that I
> had laying around.
> Do you have any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Kirk
> Scot L. Harris wrote:
>> Good luck, the mythtv project has got to be one of the most useful
>> projects that have come out for a linux type system.  

Sorry, this may already have come up, but have you looked through Jarod
Wilson's guide (recently updated for FC4. That may provide some
additional insight...



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