[linux-dvb] Accessing /dev/input/eventX with Lirc to onboard IR (Nexus)

nyk nyk at giantx.co.uk
Sat Apr 29 12:37:51 CEST 2006


On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 12:39:05PM -0700, C.Y.M wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have been struggling with getting this Nexus-S remote control to work with
> LIRC.  I am using a 2.6.16.11 kernel and lirc-0.8.0. My Nexus appears to be on
> event3, so I have tried the following line:
> 
> cat /proc/bus/input/devices
> 
> I: Bus=0000 Vendor=0000 Product=0000 Version=0000
> N: Name="DVB on-card IR receiver"
> P: Phys=
> S: Sysfs=/class/input/input3
> H: Handlers=kbd event3
> B: EV=100003
> B: KEY=1 ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff fffffffe
> 
> The following command seems to not do anything to generate a config file:
> 
> irrecord -H dev/input -d /dev/input/event3 /tmp/my-remote
> 
> 
> Does anyone have a suggestion?  What modules am I trying to use? Are there any
> special things that have to be done?  Anything would be appreciated..

It might be easier to use inputlirc (available from Debian unstable or
http://svn.sliepen.eu.org/inputlirc/)
which doesn't need configuration.

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