On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 07:24, johan.lindqvist@... wrote:
> > You did a setserial /dev/ttyS0 uart none before the modprobe?
> Hey! Now it works, thanks a lot. So, are these steps necessary to run in
> the startup now?
You either have to figure out a way for the kernel not to start the
serial port (I don't know how), or run the serserial command during
boot. You have to configure the system to start the lirc driver at boot
time (I used modconf, don't know if it's available in your
If you can't figure out a way to run serserial *before* the lirc driver
is loaded, you have to run both serserial and modprobe lirc_serial in a
startup script. The depmod, rmmod etc. are not necessary.
> I guess I'll see if everything else works with the compilation made for
> the wrong kernel.
> Yes, I have the /usr/rsc/linux link pointing at the 2.6.7 kernel, that I
> built myself. At first I made one installation lirc for the older kernel,
> rebulit the kernel and did a new installation (with the CVS version), and
> somehow this older installation of lirc is still lurking around. I guess
> that if I get problems I'll delete all old lirc files and reinstall from
For the userspace tools it doesn't matter which kernel they were build
for. As long as the compiled modules works you don't have to do