Trouble Shooting - How to check IR remote

How to check IR remote

  • Enable gpio-ir  function by editing /boot/config.txt file.
  • Install lirc software.
sudo apt-get -y install lirc
  • Modify configuration file /etc/lirc/lirc_options.conf and make sure it contains those two parameters:
driver  = default
device  = /dev/lirc0
  • Save it and reboot Raspberry Pi.
sudo sync
sudo reboot
  • Test it by:
mode2 -d /dev/lirc1

NOTE: Please aim your IR remote controller direct to the power button. and different IR remote controller may have different response time.