[linux-dvb] [patch] support for key repeat with dib0700 ir receiver

Jonas Anden jonas at anden.nu
Tue Feb 19 22:41:04 CET 2008


> In any case, especially to that problem with "unknown key code" I think it 
> is time to change the IR-behavior of the DVB-USB.
> 
> My problem is, I don't know how.
> 
> My naive idea would be, that the IR-code is reporting each key (as raw as 
> possible) without mapping it to an event to the event interface and then 
> someone, somewhere is interpreting it. Also forward any repeat-attribute.

I would suggest creating a netlink device which lircd (or similar) can
read from. I haven't really looked further into it since I never really
intended on having the IR support from the DVB devices; my brewing
mythtv frontend system is both diskless and tunerless so I have a USB
MCE IR dongle instead.

  // J




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