Mythbuntu: Antec Fusion v1 VFD & MCE Remote

I like simple. But in trying to get my VFD and MCE remote working seemed anything but. So this is how I got my VFD and MCE remote working. This is pretty strait forward, I tried all sorts of articles but all in all, if you are running 0.22 this is what I came up with.

My install notes:

Install lcdproc and lirc (lirc should already be installed, but just incase)
sudo apt-get install lcdproc lirc

Create a file /etc/modprobe.d/imon-vfd.conf; add the following line.
(This is to pass kernel options at bootup. This is for my VFD, the later version VFD's are diferent. References at end of article)
options lirc_imon display_type=1

0.22 default you need to run a mysql query due to bug (link bug)
at the end where it says "null", you can also put your hostname there, i've tried both, either works.
mysql -u mythtv -p [enter password]
use mythconverg;
insert into settings (value,data,hostname) values ('LCDServerHost','', null); 

Edit /etc/LCDproc.conf

Edit /etc/lirc/lircd.conf add line at end
include "/usr/share/lirc/remotes/imon/lircd.conf.imon-mceusb"

Not really sure if this is needed, but it works so...
Create lirc.custom file in init.d
sudo /usr/sbin/lircd --driver=default --device=/dev/lirc0 --pidfile=/var/run/ --listen=8765
sudo /usr/sbin/lircd --driver=default --device=/dev/lirc1 --pidfile=/var/run/ --output=/dev/lircd --connect=localhost:8765
Save file
sudo chmod +x lirc.custom

Test and see if MCE remote is working; if it is, cd /etc/init.d
sudo update-rc lirc.custom defaults

Edit /etc/lirc/hardware.conf change


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