Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 475105
Weird bug with lirc and Apple iMac 24 starting via init fails to work correctly, starting manually works fine
Last modified: 2009-12-18 02:11:31 EST
Starting lircd via /etc/init.d/lirc start starts the lircd process but all processes connecting to lircd (e.g. irw) do not report any errors and do not receive button events.
However, if I "ps ax|grep lirc" and run the command line as it is running when started via init, in my case;
/usr/sbin/lircd --driver=macmini --device=/dev/hiddev0
lirc functions normally. it's just when I start lircd via the init script that it's broken...
Also known as lirc-wtf edition?!
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Is this still a problem with Fedora 12 and lirc 0.8.6? I'm not sure if the macmini driver is still the recommended way to go for those things, or if you're supposed to be using the devinput driver against /dev/input/foo for the IR receiver...
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