[linux-dvb] T200 Remote Oddities

Jon Burgess jburgess at uklinux.net
Mon Oct 31 00:11:30 CET 2005


Jon Burgess wrote:
> The better way to fix this problem would be for lircd to use the 
> EVIOCGRAB ioctl on the /dev/input/event device. This prevents the remote 
> from sending duplicate events via the keyboard handling code.

I've just had a look at the lircd-0.7.2 source and it does use this 
ioctl. I think the ioctl is a feature of linux-2.6 only. Are you by 
chance using linux-2.4?

There is also a chance that your copy of lircd might have been compiled 
without this ioctl being defined. What distro do you use?

	Jon



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