have found the solution for myself...
I have loaded the CVS version and this creates the needed device entries in
devfs. Are there any known bugs in the cvs version? Special in lirc_serial?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: lirc-list-admin@...
> [mailto:lirc-list-admin@... Behalf Of Oliver
> Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 10:59 AM
> To: lirc-list@...
> Subject: lirc & devfs
> Hi list,
> i have used lirc some time now, but i want to rebuild my small
> dvb machine.
> So i have compiled a kernel 2.4.20 with devfs support. But now i can't use
> lirc. I have recompiled it with the right kernel sources included via a
> manual ./configure call:
> ./configure --prefix=/Uploads/MiniDistros/ttylinux/mnt/usr/local
> edir=/var --with-gnu-ld --with-kerneldir=/usr/src/linux-2.4.20
> =serial --with-syslog --build=i586-pc-linux-gnu
> I'm compiling on a Mandrake 9.0 machine and the target computer ist a
> ttylinux 2.7 based mini distribution.
> I'm using a homebrew serial receiver and lirc-0.6.6
> After compiling i have the module lirc_serial.o in lib/modules/2.4.20/misc
> and i can load it, but i don't get a entry in /dev via devfs. Have i
> something missing? I have searched via google but i can't find a
> solution. I
> have read about something called lirc_dev, but i haven't found
> about it.
> I don't want to build my kernel without devfs support, because it makes my
> life easier. Only lirc seems to make problems with it. Devfsd is also
> available on the target machine.
> Any hints?
> Thanks in advance,
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