general remote control mechanism (was: Re: [linux-dvb] Hauppauge Nova-T PCI on Fedora Core 3)

Gerd Knorr kraxel at bytesex.org
Mon Mar 7 12:15:23 CET 2005


Patrick Boettcher <patrick.boettcher at desy.de> writes:

> Yeah, that would be great. Maybe the code-tables can be passed via
> /proc-interface to the driver. dvb-apps then could provide a learning
> tool, which generates the tables.

You can via /dev/input/event<x>.

http://dl.bytesex.org/cvs-snapshots/input-<version>.tar.gz has a tool
to dump & modify keytables.

> Will lirc ever be inside the stock kernel?

Good question.

> Is lirc an option for such things?

It would be an option if it would be in the standard kernel.  That
would allow to nicely handle other than rc5 remotes (this is what cx88
can decode at the moment).

  Gerd

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