Asked by Michal1983 on 2009-02-23

How to use contected to usb irda adapter in this program?

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Daniele Napolitano (dnax88) said : #1

Ircp Tray work on the top of the Linux IrDA infrastructure. If your USB-IrDA adapter is recognized by kernel, you can use it with Ircp Tray.

For example I have a KS-959 adapter (07d0:4959). I plugged it and I launched "sudo irattach irda0 -s". You can automate this by modifing /etc/default/irda-utils: you must set "irda0" into the DEVICE variable.


Michal1983 (cxxiv) said : #2

Manufacturer of my IRDA USB ADAPTER is SigmaTel Model: Mars II MnMII-898. Does linux will work with it?

Daniele Napolitano (dnax88) said : #3

I need the result of lsusb comment too.


Michal1983 (cxxiv) said : #4

lsusb gives:
Bus 005 Device 003: ID 066f:4210 SigmaTel, Inc. STIr4210 IrDA Bridge

Daniele Napolitano (dnax88) said : #5

Your chipset is supported by Linux kernel ;)

You just edit file /etc/default/irda-utils and modify DEVICE with irda0.

Michal1983 (cxxiv) said : #6

I still recive information: "It seems that there is no longer active devices around you. Continue anyway?" when i tray send something using this program.

Daniele Napolitano (dnax88) said : #7

Strange, can you provice result of these commands?

cat /proc/net/irda/discovery

cat /proc/net/irda/irlap

Then disconnect and reconnect your IrDA adapter and run:

dmesg | tail -n20

lsmod | grep stir


Michal1983 (cxxiv) said : #8

After reconection of IrDA Adapter and type dmesg | tail -n20 appears:
[ 332.082271] usb 1-6: USB disconnect, address 3
[ 333.956060] usb 1-6: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
[ 334.089495] usb 1-6: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 334.091060] IRDA-USB found at address 4, Vendor: 66f, Product: 4210
[ 334.107499] irda_usb_parse_endpoints(), And our endpoints are : in=02, out=01 (512), int=00
[ 334.118281] irda_usb_init_qos(), dongle says speed=0x17F, size=0x20, window=0x8, bofs=0x1, turn=0x4
[ 334.127403] IrDA: Registered device irda0
[ 334.127419] firmware: requesting
[ 334.160456] STIR421X: Couldn't upload patch
[ 334.184348] irda-usb: probe of 1-6:1.0 failed with error -2

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #9

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Daniele Napolitano (dnax88) said : #10

Sorry but seems that there is a problem with the driver for your adapter. Try to ask on the official Ubuntu answer service or in the forum.

If necessay, fill a bug for kernel package.


Brenna (banriona83) said : #11

Ok so I installed Ircp Tray, went through the entire hassle of getting it to "work", and now I can't find any information on sending a file. I used the terminal and confirmed that everything is working, and it's indeed reading the device. However, when I start the app, it says "Irda service not started" even though I followed all instructions, how-tos, etc. When I run it through the terminal, it gives me some "new line" issue and won't send anything. How do I send a file from my computer to my irda usb device? How do I get Irda tray to actually work like the pictures I've seen? PLEASE HELP I've spent 2 days trying to make this thing work!

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