No ideas? :(
On 1/22/07, Charlie Schluting <schluting@...> wrote:
> After updating ubuntu edgy a few weeks ago, lircd isn't running. Based
> on google searches, this looks like an epidemic.
> When I run irw, lircd exits and says that it can't open /dev/lirc.
> Tracing lircd before running irw reveals:
> open("/dev/lirc", O_RDWR) = -1 ENODEV (No such device)
> The mode2 program does the same:
> open("/dev/lirc", O_RDONLY) = -1 ENODEV (No such device)
> write(2, "mode2: error opening /dev/lirc\n", 31mode2: error opening
> /dev/lirc) = 31
> But alas, it exists:
> ~# ls -al /dev/lirc*
> crw-r--r-- 1 root root 61, 0 2007-01-22 23:18 /dev/lirc
> srw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2007-01-22 23:44 /dev/lircd
> prw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2007-01-22 23:18 /dev/lircm
> Major number 61, as it always was. So.. the character device isn't
> properly registered? I'm not sure how to check this in Linux..
> /proc/modules says: 61 BaseRemoteCtl
> My loaded modules:
> lirc_mceusb2 14468 0 - Live 0xf8c8e000
> lirc_dev 16484 1 lirc_mceusb2, Live 0xf8f01000
> usbcore 134912 6 lirc_mceusb2,usb_storage,libusual,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd,
> Live 0xf88fa000
> I've tried compiling a few different versions and using the apt
> sources. All the result in the same error, since the kernel upgrade.
> 2.6.17-10-generic #2 SMP Tue Dec 5 22:28:26 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux
> Ideas? Mythtv just isn't as fun without a remote :)