On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 15:08:58 +0100, Grzegorz Sójka wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm using MacBook which is equiped with a remote controller. After
> instalation of PLD (Polish(ed) Linux Distribution) I noticed that
> kernel detects infraread receiver. In dmesg I have:
> [ 6.499219] hiddev0hidraw2: USB HID v1.11 Device [Apple Computer,
> Inc. IR Receiver] on usb-0000:00:1d.2-2
> [ 6.499418] usb 4-2: New USB device found, idVendor=05ac,
> [ 6.499422] usb 4-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2,
> [ 6.499426] usb 4-2: Product: IR Receiver
> [ 6.499429] usb 4-2: Manufacturer: Apple Computer, Inc.
> Moreover, if I write: cat /dev/hidraw2 and press some buttons on the
> remote then I get odd characters on the console.
> Is is possible to make LIRC work with my computer??
There is a macmini userspace driver in lirc. I don't know if if works
with you MacBook, though. This driver requires the device as a USB HID