Mij "mij@..." wrote:
> I have a Pinnacle System rc (serial), taked with a tv card Pinnacle
> System MIRO PCTV tv card.
> The "official" docs give me too little info about working system of
> Irda. Result: my rc doesn't work.
> i don't understand for example:
> - if i need the kernel drivers for serial port
Yes, you need the kernel serial port driver.
> - why the docs tell that lirc create comiling time some modules
> (lirc_serial, f.e.) that i cannot find
The docs say that the configure script will tell you which module you will
need. For the Pinnacle System RC it will say that you won't need any
special kernel module.
> - what's the driver and what's the interpreter
In your case: the kernel serial port driver / lircd.
> - if other specific software is necessary to pass program (like xawtv,
> f.e.) the right commands (channel up/down, volume up/down, channel num
> 1,2,3,4,5.. etc etc etc)
You have to compile xawtv with lirc support.