[ATrpms-users] Re: Request: atiusb and atilibusb drivers for lircd
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Thu Nov 3 17:00:50 CET 2005
On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 10:10:01AM -0500, Preet Khalsa wrote:
> Hi Axel,
> > > I upgraded a box from FC3 to FC4. I hit a wall with lirc and
> > > realized that on FC3 I downloaded and installed lirc from lirc.org since
> > > I needed the atiusb or atilibusb drivers. They are not included with
> > > the atrpms version.
> > >
> > > The funny thing is that the kernel module for atiusb is included in the
> > > KMDL package.
> > Yes, does that mean that it is broken? atiusb was included for some
> > time now. Or are you missing atilibusb only?
> If I try to load lircd --driver=atiusb, I get an error saying that
> atiusb is not in the list of drivers.
I think you are not supposed to pass any driver parameter to lircd.
> This is because lircd was compiled with --with-driver=any and the
> ati remotes are not in any.
None of the kmdls supported drivers appear in this list. Still that's
not an issue (until now at least).
> So this means to me that the only solution is to allow rpm rebuild
> options letting us rebuild with the missing drivers. As mentioned
> above the kmdl supports atiusb.
I checked in the archives, atiusb has been reported often working with
this setup. Of course newer lirc versions may always break
something. See also
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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