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[vdr] Installing remote
I am not getting any further...
On 1 May 2003 at 1:20, Gavin Hamill wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 00:43, Vladi wrote:
> > card... How can I do "REMOTE=LIRC" now and where?
> You need to get LIRC to learn about your remote control.... when you try
> to run the 'lircd' daemon, it should complain in syslog that it has no
> configuration file.
lirc-0.6.6 # lircd
Could not open conf file /etc/lircd.conf
No such file or directory
> You generate a lircd.conf by running 'irrecord MyRemote.conf' and follow
> the on-screen prompts. You'll need to press each button on your remote
> in turn, and give these buttons a name. This will create a file called
> 'MyRemote.conf' which you can copy on top of any existing lircd.conf
> (probably /etc/lircd.conf of /etc/lirc/lircd.conf) and restart the lircd
lirc-0.6.6 # irrecord MyRemote.conf
irrecord: could not open /dev/lirc
irrecord: default_init(): No such device
irrecord: could not init hardware (lircd running? --> close it, check permissions)
No such file
> In this way, you have complete control as to which physical button on
> the remote does what - it doesn't matter what words may be printed on
> the remote itself :)
> You can check if the remote / LIRC link is working by simply running
> 'irw' - when you press a button, you should be told the IR code, remote
> model and button name that you provided to irrecord. If you are getting
> no output from 'irw', then VDR will definately not work with LIRC and
> your remote.
I have DVB-S 1.6 with rc URC22B
Rene Bartsch wrote:
> What card do you have? If it is a Hauppauge WinTV DVB-S/Nexus or clone
> you can use the remote-plugin instead of LIRC (the hauppauge cards
> provide a linux input device for the remote and remote-plugin uses
> input-device). With remote-plugin you do not need to recompile.
The card is from USA-X and it is not written on it Hauppauge/Nexus.
I tried to install that plugin (v2.1) too...
Thanks for any help
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