Missing module serial_ir in kernel 5.8.4-200.fc32.x86_64
Everything worked in the previous version of the kernel (5.7.17-200.fc32.x86_64)
Reproduce this issue:
# modprobe serial_ir
modprobe: FATAL: Module serial_ir not found in directory /lib/modules/5.8.4-200.fc32.x86_64
Workaround: Boot with kernel 5.7.17-200.fc32.x86_64
The same problem with the kernel-5.8.6-201.fc32.x86_64
The same problem with the kernel-5.8.7-200.fc32.x86_64
Kernel .config file now contains:
# CONFIG_IR_SERIAL is not set
# CONFIG_IR_SIR is not set
CONFIG_IR_SERIAL must be set to 'm' to have the homebrew IR driver for LIRC back. Why was this removed?
The Fedora kernel git repo has this module disabled for the Fedora 31, 32, 33 branches, and enabled again for master: https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/kernel/c/8bf7e7fde6b9176ccaac91a0c95464f326d8a008
* Wed Sep 30 2020 Fedora Kernel Team <kernel-team> [5.9.0-0.rc7.20200930gitfb0155a09b02.21]
- Merge ark-patches
Signed-off-by: Justin M. Forbes <jforbes>"
@jforbes can you backport the above change to Fedora 32, 33?
People can compile the kernel module out-of-tree for the moment: https://github.com/dwagelaar/kernel-serial-ir
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