default or selected kernelversion does not have config value CONFIG_LIRC_ITE8709.
Result is shown for kernelversion 5.4.69

ITE8709 CIR Port Receiver

modulename: lirc_ite8709.ko

configname: CONFIG_LIRC_ITE8709

Linux Kernel Configuration
└─>Device Drivers
└─>Staging drivers
└─>Linux Infrared Remote Control IR receiver/transmitter drivers
└─>Plug and Play support
└─>ITE8709 CIR Port Receiver
In linux kernel since version 2.6.36 (release Date: 2010-10-20)  
Driver for the ITE8709 IR Receiver

source code: