Actually, when I tried with lirc_sir, lirc_serial was not loaded.
I am sure of that. Thanks for looking into it.
On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, Karl Bongers wrote:
> You don't want to load lirc_serial. That is probably why lirc_sir
> did not load. Do a rmmod lirc_serial.
> After lirc_sir loads, run mode2. You should get data out when
> you press the remote buttons. The data mode2 shows are the
> pulses and spaces in useconds. These are typically between 400
> and 1000. If you see real short ones(< 100) then something
> is broke.
> If that does not work, then let us know and we will try to
> figure out what IRDA hardware is used on the Thinkpad and
> if it has unique configuration needs.
> On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 07:54:37PM -0400, Erin Ren wrote:
> > Hi:
> > I am currently trying to set up LIRC on my IBM Thinkpad A22M.
> > I have already tested my SIR module using irattach and irdadump, and it
> > works fine. To set up LIRC, I followed the
> > /lirc-0.6.5/doc/html/index.html, as well as another web site that I found
> > http://bogmog.sourceforge.net/document_show.php3?doc_id=31. So, here is a
> > list of things I have already done:
> > 1. selected Standard/generic serial support in kernel config
> > 2. ran ./configure so that I have Driver configuration (driver:sir
> > io:0x3e8 irq:4)
> > 3. downloaded lirc-0.6.5, make and make install
> > 4. added alias char-major-61 lirc_serial in my /etc/modules.conf
> > 5. modprobe lirc_serial
> > and then, when I tried mode2, I didn't get any response. Also, when I
> > tried irrecord, it times out without receiving any signals. I also
> > downloaded the correct config file for my remote, started lircd and tried
> > irw, and get no responses either.
> > Then, I tried step 5 with 'modprobe lirc_sir', and I got the following
> > errors:
> > /lib/modules/2.4.18/misc/lirc_sir.o: init_module: Device or resource busy
> > Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters,
> > including invalid IO or IRQ parameters
> > /lib/modules/2.4.18/misc/lirc_sir.o: insmod
> > /lib/modules/2.4.18/misc/lirc_sir.o failed
> > /lib/modules/2.4.18/misc/lirc_sir.o: insmod lirc_sir failed
> > Hum..., I am not sure what the problem is or how to fix it. Can someone
> > please help? Thanks!
> > Erin
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