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If the lirc_serial driver will not work you can always try to use the 8250 kernel serial driver. This can be compiled as a module and added to /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.x. In this way the module will be loaded during the boot

File: /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.x
# /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6:  kernel modules to load when system boots.
# $Header: /home/cvsroot/gentoo-src/rc-scripts/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6,v 1.1 2003/07/16 18:13:45 azarah Exp $
# Note that this file is for 2.6 kernels.
# Add the names of modules that you'd like to load when the system
# starts into this file, one per line.  Comments begin with # and
# are ignored.  Read man modules.autoload for additional details.

# For example:
# 3c59x

Then you have to say the lirc deamon to use the serial device instead of the /dev/lircd device.

File: /etc/conf.d/lircd
LIRCD_OPTS="-d /dev/ttyS0"
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