there shouldn't be anything more than the LIRC modules, and then
calling the irrecord application, unless maybe you are trying to run
two different transceivers on the same computer, then it would get
you may want to make sure the serial port is supply the correct
voltage range with a multimeter, I've read other posts where people
had problems with serial receivers cause the device was not getting
enough power, and most of those involved laptops, just a thought
you may want to post the commands you give to load the LIRC modules,
of "lsmod", and log messages for the LIRC modules in the
for example, I load my modules in my startup script in this order:
setserial /dev/ttyS0 uart none
setserial /dev/ttyS1 uart none
modprobe lirc_serial debug=1
# OTHER OPTIONS type=0 io=0x2f8 irq=3 sense=1 softcarrier=1
I figure you already know this stuff, but it couldn't hurt to repeat
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul E. Rybski" <prybski@...>
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2006 2:26 am
Subject: Re: /etc/lirc.conf file for iguanaworks serial transceiver?
> Thanks a lot for the note. This helps explain things a bit more
> for me.
> I do have the lirc_serial kernel model loaded and have a
> IRQ for the serial port that's built in to my laptop's
> I've used this serial port successfully with other RS232 devices
> tested with a null modem cable) so I'm quite sure that it's
> working well.
> As I mentioned, running mode2 with the iguanaworks transceiver
> to my serial port and pushing buttons on a ir remote gets me lots
> data that looks like:
> pulse 1643
> space 591
> pulse 1644
> space 595
> pulse 524
> space 589
> This is as far as I've been able to get with the lirc instructions
> though. I don't know why I'm getting that error when I try to run
> irrecord. Should I be giving it some sort of specific option?
> sschaefer1@... wrote:
> > I do. I have two of those transceivers... the lircd.conf
> > information about the infrared signals of your remote, and has
> > to do with the transceiver you have. I could supply you with my
> > lircd.conf as reference but it would not make any difference to
> you if
> > you don't have any of the same remotes as I have.
> > The LIRC driver you select in the setup.sh script is where you
> tell it
> > what driver to use (and the port/irq to use in this case)...
> that and
> > the fact that you load the lirc_serial driver. Make sure the
> > port you are connecting it to has a dedicated IRQ, not a shared
> > most add in serial cards don't use a dedicated IRQ even if it
> > one... best to just use a serial port on the motherboard.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Paul E. Rybski" <prybski@...>
> > Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 11:21 pm
> > Subject: /etc/lirc.conf file for iguanaworks serial transceiver?
> > To: lirc-list@...
> >> Hi,
> >> Does anyone have a working /etc/lircd.conf file for an
> > iguanaworks
> >> serial transceiver? I guess I'm a little surprised not to find
> >> one in
> >> the remotes directory. I've got mine working up to the point
> that I
> >> have the kernel modules loaded and I get what appears to be good
> >> responses from mode2. Unfortunately, irrecord just gives me
> >> error:
> >> irrecord: invalid argument count
> >> when I try to run it regardless of what arguments I've
> provided. So,
> >> I'm a little at a loss now as to how to build a working
> >> file.
> >> Thanks for any advice...
> >> -Paul