[linux-dvb] T200 Remote Oddities

Ben Griffiths b.tgriff at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Nov 3 19:11:43 CET 2005


On Monday 31 October 2005 07:31, Nick Poulter wrote:
> >I ran evtest and found the remote is not producing any extra key presses,
> > it functions as you would expect. So I then tried running irw from the
> > lirc package again and found it to be working as expected, which I
> > couldn't understand. Then I loaded up mythtv and tried using the remote
> > to navigate around the menus - with very annoying behaviour, the menus
> > would jump around unexpectedly as though an extra key on the remote had
> > been pressed. Back to irw and the output shows extra key presses as I
> > posted previously. It turns out that when I have mythbackend loaded I get
> > extra key presses generated through lirc. Thoughout I can run evtest and
> > it shows the remote is working fine. There is some sort of interaction
> > between mythbackend and lirc causing the extra key presses. It would be
> > nice to know if this is happening to anyone else - I have lirc 0.7.2 and
> > mythtv svn revision 7645.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Ben
>
> Check your lircrc file and see if you have the repeat = flag set on your
> buttons. That could be causing the buttons to repeat themselves?

Unfortunately this is not the case, the repeat option is not set. The remote 
works fine if I use with other applications like xmms - providing I don't 
have mythbackend loaded.

Ben



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