Cannot load module smsc-ircc2

Yann Simon at
Mon Jan 9 09:03:16 UTC 2006

Same problem here with Toshiba M30 laptop IrDA.

I heard that Dapper will have better laptop support. I hope IrDA stuff
will be included...


Le samedi 07 janvier 2006 à 00:41 +0200, Janne Jokitalo a écrit :
> Hello list,
> I've been having problems getting IrDA to work with my mobile phone. I've
> googled around, and noticed that many others have the same problem;
> eventhough Windows detects and tells that the device is a SMC IrCC model,
> for which the smsc-ircc2 module should be the correct one, trying to load it
> fails:
> jaska at jjod600n:~$ sudo modprobe smsc-ircc2
> FATAL: Error inserting smsc_ircc2
> (/lib/modules/2.6.12-10-686/kernel/drivers/net/irda/smsc-ircc2.ko): No such
> device
> This is what I'm using:
> jaska at jjod600n:~$ dog /etc/lsb-release
> DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu (The Breezy Badger Release)"
> ...on a Dell Latitude D600 laptop.
> I've been able to get irdaping work, here's some of that output:
> jaska at jjod600n:~$ sudo irdaping 0x02ee1d97
> IrDA ping (0x02ee1d97 on irda0): 32 bytes
> 32 bytes from 0x02ee1d97: irda_seq=7 time=104.01 ms.
> 32 bytes from 0x02ee1d97: irda_seq=25 time=106.00 ms.
> 32 bytes from 0x02ee1d97: irda_seq=43 time=103.08 ms.
> Also, this is what discovery has to say:
> jaska at jjod600n:~$ cat /proc/net/irda/discovery
> IrLMP: Discovery log:
> nickname: SIEMENS CFX65, hint: 0x8024, saddr: 0x17f3b8f8, daddr: 0x02ee1d97
> But that's about it, gnome-phone-manager cannot connect, apparently due to
> failure loading the aforementioned module. Haven't tried any other high
> level tools, but advice is greatly appreciated on what to try next.
> Thanks in advance!
> -- 
> Jaska
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