[vdr] Remote Plugin

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Tue Oct 18 00:25:58 CEST 2005

Jörg Schneide wrote:
> Oliver Endriss wrote:
> > Ok, I checked the history of av7110_ir.c in CVS.
> > You are right. 'debug_ir' was introduced on Jul 29th 2004 and dropped
> > again on Sep 20 2004. I must have missed that. ;-)
> Thanks for the info, now I can extend the little remote-howto I wrote in the forum
> of the used vdr-distribution, becuse the debug_ir=16 will be outdated in one of the
> next releases. It is planned to change the parameter in the near future? ;-)


> > Well, from a recent av7110_ir.c:
> > | /* enable ir debugging by or'ing debug with 16 */
> > 
> > Afaik it is not documented anywhere else. There are some notes about
> > ir debugging in the dvb-apps package, but it is still referring to the
> > old DVB driver (av7110_ir_debug).
> In my desparate search I downloaded v4l-kernel-20051011.tar.gz and video4linux-20051011.tar.gz
> from http://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/video4linux/
> and searched it, but obviously this where not the right files.
> The http://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/dvb directory seems to be recusive.
> What are the right files and where to get them?

All dvb driver packages on the download page are obsolete.

With kernel 2.6 you should use the drivers shipped with the kernel
unless you have very new hardware and you have to use CVS drivers.

The latest greatest CVS dvb-kernel drivers can be found here:
For these drivers you need kernel 2.6.13 or later.


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