On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 2:47 PM, Neal Alberda <neal@...> wrote:
> Welp, spoke too soon. Started failing again even after recompile.
> After removing all the ubuntu modules for lirc etc, I did a source
> checkout pre-merge, and still had the problem. Command I did was:
> cvs -z8 -d:pserver:anonymous@... co
> -D "Jun 20 2009" lirc
> This was revision 1.84, and I verified it loaded lirc_mceusb2. This
> again froze, same issue.
> After uninstalling the CVS, I then downloaded .8.4a from sourceforge,
> and compiled/rebooted. Now it's 100% stable this time (I waited before
> sending this note this time). It's been ~1hr of successful use, whereas
> I would only ever get about 10mins, if that.
> Once I have some time (been battling for a few days), I can try rolling
> forward versions if you have some recommendations of revisions to try,
> until I get another failure.
Huh. I can't see anything between rev 1.51 (0.8.4a) and rev 1.84 of
lirc_mceusb2 that look even remotely suspicious. Could also be
something in lirc_dev though. Definitely keep us posted, will try to
lend a hand where I can...
> On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 12:28 -0500, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 11:51 AM, Neal Alberda <neal@...> wrote:
>> > Not sure what's going on, but hopefully someone can help. The sensor
>> > worked fine as lirc_mceusb2 on 0.8.4 (Ubuntu Jaunty), but since the
>> > merge of mceusb and mceusb2,
>> Can you prove that it was the merge that broke things? i.e., if you
>> run a pre-merge lirc_mceusb2 with your current system, does it behave
>> correctly? I ask, because I have three lirc_mceusb-driven devices that
>> all work perfectly with the merged driver (one original mceusb
>> devices, two mceusb2 devices)...
>> > seems to be hanging after a few button
>> > presses (approx 5-10 presses). I've posted a debug from loading the
>> > module with debug=1, of when it hangs.. I also cannot unload the driver,
>> > and can do nothing except reboot.
>> I presume you're running the latest Ubuntu release now? A few people
>> have reported similar issues, but with a specific model of
>> transceiver. This is the first I've seen that suggests the problem may
>> not be with a specific transceiver, but rather something else... I
>> don't have a clue what else specifically though. As I said, all three
>> of my mceusb devices work perfectly fine with the merged driver on
>> Fedora. Before jumping to any conclusions though, please see if your
>> transceiver works with your current install with an older pre-merge
>> lirc_mceusb2 loaded.