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Re: irda on a Inspiron 8100... (fwd)

On Wed, 2001-12-12 at 02:30, Robert Waldner wrote:
> >>Hi, I was just curious if anyone's been able to get the irda working on an
> >>insprion 8100. If so, what chipset is it and how do i go about configuring
> >>it?! Any help to this would be greatly appreciated, I know i'll prolly end
> >>up needing lirc, I just don't have a clue how to configure it. One thing I
> >>did find out though, whenever I'd start lirc, my laptop would lock
> >>up...anyone else expierience this? Once again, thanks in advance!
> waldner@beren:~$ cat /etc/irda.conf 
> #irda.conf Version: 1.0
> IRDADEV=/dev/ttyS3
> DONGLE=none
> ENABLE=yes # if you don't need to start irattach, set "no"
> works here. I've set the IrDA-port do COM4 in the BIOS and the speed to 
>  slow. Debian testing, kernel 2.2.20.

Does this start automagically when you try and use /dev/ircomm0 i.e. if
I $pilot-xfer -l will it bring up the interface automatically?

* Simon Wong *

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