[linux-dvb] T200 Remote Oddities

Ben Griffiths b.tgriff at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Nov 3 19:06:53 CET 2005

On Sunday 30 October 2005 23:11, Jon Burgess wrote:
> 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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I'm running SuSE 9.1 with vanilla 2.6.12 and self compiled lirc 0.7.2. 

I think the issue is the iteraction between mythbackend and lirc (but I have 
no idea why mythbackend would be talking to lirc). I don't have the problem 
if I don't load mythbackend - the remote works fine. So I shall go and post 
on the mythtv list.



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