[linux-dvb] Why doesn't dmesg tell me my Nova-TD USB has an IR receiver?

petercarm linuxtv at hotair.fastmail.co.uk
Tue Oct 7 15:47:20 CEST 2008

Answered my own question and it is an omission of the rc_key_map in the
driver code.  Time to call the developers.

On Tue, 07 Oct 2008 00:04:12 +0100, "petercarm"
<linuxtv at hotair.fastmail.co.uk> said:
> I've been pretty successful in getting the stable drivers to run my
> Hauppauge Nova-TD USB stick.  The build is a minimal boot-from-flash/PXE
> Gentoo MythTV image that I have brewed up myself, running on a VIA Epia
> SP motherboard.
> Kernel is 2.6.25-r7.
> I've got both tuners working well simultaneously.  The only thing is
> that dmesg is not reporting the presence of any sort of IR receiver. 
> The unit came in a retail box with a remote control.
> What dependencies does the IR receiver element of the Hauppauge stick
> have on the kernel?  All my web searches for problems with IR from this
> card always start with dmesg saying:
> [...]
> input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/...
> [...]
> This is exactly what I'm not getting.
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