Try "cat /dev/lirc" then press some remote buttons. If the receiver is receiving, then you will see junk on the screen.

At least, that's what happens when I do it

On 1/30/07, <> wrote:
I need some pointers to how to diagnose my problem.  I'm running
MythTV with a Hauppauge remote.  I had everything working, then
changed out my motherboard and updated the kernel from 2.6.18-1 to
2.6.19-1, now irw doesn't respond to the remote.  Here are the steps
I've taken to attempt to identify the problem:

* I triple checked the IR receiver cable to ensure it was plugged into
the card and changed the remote batteries (hey, I've overlooked dumber
things before).

* Verified the kernel version I'm running
DVR:~ # uname -r

* Checked atrpms (which is where I initially loaded lirc from) amongst
others to see if there were any missing updates.
DVR:~ # yum -y install lirc-kmdl-2.6.19-1.2895.fc6
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Nothing to do

* Verified that lirc_i2c is being loaded
DVR:~ # modprobe -l | grep lirc
/lib/modules/2.6.19- 1.2895.fc6/updates/drivers/lirc/lirc_serial.ko
/lib/modules/2.6.19- 1.2895.fc6/updates/drivers/lirc/lirc_imon.ko

* Verified lircd is running
DVR:~ # ps -elf | grep lirc
1 S root      1469     1  0  75   0 -     0 -      Jan29 ?
00:06:32 [lirc
1 S root      2860     1  0  78   0 -   753 -      Jan29 ?
00:00:00 lircd

0 R root      5979  5946  0  78   0 -   971 -      10:10 pts/0
00:00:00 grep

* Finally, startup irw and push a few remote buttons.  Nothing...
DVR:~ # irw


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