Unsupported USB device type “mcs”. Stopping device irda0 Feb 27 By the way, I found this nice website about TV replay. How do I write software that uses such a device? It seems that something went wrong during the configuration of the msc since the 4. So let’s step into the details of operations. Comment 14 Fedora Update System

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The command’s result can be redirected into a file.

Attachments Terms of Use Output of lsusb, locate mcs and iwconfig commands 2. The following operations have been executed: How do I get started there? Comment 3 Dmitry Butskoy Certainly it would be better to work out-of-the-box rather than manually, but I’m afraid we cannot find enough man power for this ancient upstream-stalled project now Comment 5 Dmitry Butskoy Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Perhaps the issue is not due to a bug, but simply some missing configuration file.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_MCS_FIR: MosChip MCS IrDA-USB dongle

Browse Requests Reports Product Dashboard. Bob 2 Comment 18 Jeremie R. Unsupported USB device type “mcs”.


After having upgraded my kernel to the 2. The Debian distribution even proposes a mcs77780 named module-assistant, convenient to install drivers that are not integrated into the Linux kernel.

Linux – IrDA USB Dongle Howto

Starting device irda0 Feb 27 How do I write software that uses such a device? If docs needed, set a value.

In such case, the first step is to identify on which electronic chip is based the device. Comment 14 Fedora Update System It was also sent to netdev. Then the information related to our IrDA USB dongle are on the unique line that appears into the second file, but is absent into the first one.

Linux Kernel: drivers/net/irda/mcsc File Reference

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And sometimes, some devices don’t even have any Linux driver available especially recent devices. I was hoping to treat it as a serial port, but it doesn’t show up like that in Device Manager – it shows up as a “USB-Infrared Adapter”.

Alessandro Comment 3 Dmitry Butskoy It’s not too unlikely that it will land upstream and in -stable.

Some unlucky people will have to download device drivers directly from some website, and install it following the given instructions. The MCS datasheet of the dongle is publicly available. A tool named diff does that job. Unifying Receiver Bus Device Comment 19 Dmitry Butskoy Alessandro Comment 5 Dmitry Butskoy By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.