On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 19:19:42 +0100
MIlos Prudek <prudek@...> wrote:
> I recently upgraded Mandrake 10.1 to Mandriva 2006 and I cannot get lirc to
> work, although it worked nicely on the old system.
> On Mandrake 10.1 I was using lirc compiled from source, because the distro
> did not support my Hauppauge PVR-150. Mandriva 2006 contains lirc-0.7.1, so
> it should work fine. But it does not.
> According to syslog messages, lircd will start, but when I run irw, lircd dies
> with "could not open /dev/lirc/0"
> So I downloaded lirc-0.7.2 just to be sure, configured, compiled and
> installed. Here are the results:
> When I start lircd, syslog receives:
> lircd-0.7.2: lircd(hauppauge) ready
> But immediately after I run irw, syslog receives:
> Nov 19 19:14:58 localhost lircd-0.7.2: accepted new client
> on /dev/lircd
> Nov 19 19:14:58 localhost lircd-0.7.2: could not open /dev/lirc
> Nov 19 19:14:58 localhost lircd-0.7.2: default_init(): No such device
> Nov 19 19:14:58 localhost lircd-0.7.2: caught signal
> Which program is responsible for creation of /dev/lirc ?
ls /dev and look for the lirc device. It might be /dev/lirc0, or maybe
You can either have lircd run with -d <correct lirc device> or set up
udev to create the /dev/lirc/0 device for lirc. I would recommend the