[linux-dvb] getting rid of input dev in dvb-usb (was: Re: [PATCH] Add remote control support to Nova-TD (52009))

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Thu Sep 25 11:59:07 CEST 2008


On Thu, 25 Sep 2008, Torgeir Veimo wrote:

>
> On 25 Sep 2008, at 19:53, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
>
>>> 
>>> This patch is against the 2.6.26.5 kernel, and adds remote control support 
>>> for the Hauppauge WinTV Nova-TD (Diversity) model. (That's the 52009 
>>> version.) It also adds the key-codes for the credit-card style remote 
>>> control that comes with this particular adapter.
>> 
>> Committed and ask to be pulled, thanks.
>
>
> Am curious, would it be possible to augment these drivers to provide the raw 
> IR codes on a raw hid device, eg. /dev/hidraw0 etc, so that other RC5 remotes 
> than the ones that actually are sold with the card can be used with the card?

I would love that idea. Maybe this is the solution I have searched for so 
long. I desparately want to put those huge remote-control-table into 
user-space.

If hidraw is the right way, I'm with you. So far I wasn't sure what to 
do?!

How would it work with the key-table onces it is done with hidraw?

Patrick.

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