How to use IR with lirc on BPI-M1,BPI-M1+


(bpi team) #1

BPI-M1/M1+ support IR interface on board. you can use it as remote control.

How to use IR interface

test on bananian image:

1,install lirc

apt-get install lirc 
apt-get install evtest 

2,edit /etc/lirc/hardware.conf as below:

nano /etc/lirc/hardware.conf 


# /etc/lirc/hardware.conf
#
# Arguments which will be used when launching lircd
LIRCD_ARGS="--uinput"
#Don't start lircmd even if there seems to be a good config file
#START_LIRCMD=false

#Don't start irexec, even if a good config file seems to exist.
#START_IREXEC=false

#Try to load appropriate kernel modules
LOAD_MODULES=true

# Run "lircd --driver=help" for a list of supported drivers.
DRIVER="UNCONFIGURED"
# usually /dev/lirc0 is the correct setting for systems using udev
DEVICE="/dev/input/event0"
MODULES="sunxi-ir"

ctrl+O save and ctrl+x exit.

3,test lirc

service lirc start 

4 test remote-control unit

evtest

choose “0” must xunxi-ir

please note:value 0 value 1

press is:1,unpress is:0