On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 06:29:13PM -0400, Mark Abreu wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Mar 2007 11:57:19 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 06:54:25AM -0400, Mark Abreu wrote:
> >> Can I ask a question? I'm trying to get lirc working on my new FC6
> >> system. The version I installed from atrpms.net seems to assume I know
> >> how to do all the post-install configuration and there's very little
> >> documentation. In my case I want to get my USB-UIRT working. If I cho=
> >> to download and build lirc will I get some more parts and pieces that
> >> might help me? For example, what exactly does setup.sh do?
> > I think USB-UIRT is not (yet?) part of lirc, or has it been merged in?
> > You need to install the lirc package, you'll then find lots of docs/exa=
> > etc under /usr/share/doc/lirc-*/. -- Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
> According to posts I've found and this page
> the USB-UIRT is supported. The posts I found indicate it was added in 0.=
8.1. According to=20
> USB-UIRT support showed up in 0.8.1
OK, I missed that one.
> Strangely, I ended up with version 0.8.2 from the ATRPMS.NET site.
> How is it that there's a newer version at ATRPMS.NET than LIRC.ORG ?
If you check the whole package name it shows that it is a cvs cut.
> The README says, "LIRC uses autoconf to make installation as easy as
> possible for its users." Sounds promising but I don't know anything
> about autoconf or how to use it. Would it be helpful?
If you build it yourself, yes. For the packages this pahse has been
> Axel, you could really help me if you could point to a single
> document somewhere that tells me what to do to configure lirc for
> the USB-UIRT in there. So far I haven't found anything.
There isn't that much there, yet. It is mentioned though in
You will have to use the --driver=3D parameter to lircd:
# lircd --driver=3D? 2>&1 | grep uirt
You would have to pass this option by editing /etc/sysconfig/lircd and
LIRCD_OPTIONS=3D"--driver=3D... --more options_if_neccessary"
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net