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Old 02-19-2003, 02:22 PM   #1
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How to install lirc?


I downloaded the lirc rpm for redhat 8.0 (lirc-0.6.5-fr3.i386.rpm) and installed it. Everything went fine. I can start the lircd but I can't use "mode2" to check if my IR receiver works. I always get the following error:
This program is only intended for receivers supporting the pulse/space layer.
Note that this is no error, but this program simply makes no sense for your
What is wrong? And how can I configure the COM Port etc.?

Thanx for your help.
Old 07-28-2003, 09:30 AM   #2
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Hey man, check out this page it give config files for the supported remotes. Hope this helps


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