irda connection

S. Donig my-mailfloods at
Sat Jun 4 15:00:36 UTC 2005

Am Freitag, den 03.06.2005, 12:18 +0200 schrieb Albin Blaschka:
> Hello,
> one question concerning the missing devices: what's about udev and 
> permissions when I create the devices?
> Thanks in advance,
> Albin
I see no problem here. By default Ubuntu's udev-implementation seems to 
blank the /dev directory on startup. (So your changes are erased when you 
boot the next time in your box.)
I've never come up with a solution for automatically creating the devices.
Theoretically it *should* work out of the box. (It definitely works with 
bluetooth, by the way.)
At the moment I'm using the small script below. (Which also solves any 
permission issue).

#! /bin/sh
mknod /dev/ircomm0 c 161 0
mknod /dev/ircomm1 c 161 1
mknod /dev/irlpt0 c 161 16
mknod /dev/irlpt1 c 161 17
mknod /dev/irnet c 10 187
chmod 666 /dev/ir*


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