[linux-dvb] Adding external USB HID Keyboard

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Thu Dec 7 05:17:18 CET 2006

Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> Hello,
>   I have posted on the debian mailing list:
> http://groups.google.com/group/linux.debian.user/browse_thread/thread/4698a27c34718e56/42ebc00a07377eb8#42ebc00a07377eb8
>   But I believe I simply need to write the correct keymap for my
> device to work correctly. If I understand correctly the only reason
> why evtest does not work is because the wrong keymap is being loaded,
> right ?
>   Thus I am following the documentation at:
> $ cat linuxtv-dvb-apps-1.1.1/util/av7110_loadkeys/README
> <...>
> In order to write a new keymap you might want to see the raw key
> values in the kernel log. Use
>    # insmod dvb-ttpci.o av7110_ir_debug=1
> <...>
> Unfortunately I am new to those things. I am working on a
> debian/testing system and all I have is the .ko object:
> $ sudo insmod /lib/modules/2.6.17-2-686/kernel/drivers/media/dvb/ttpci/dvb-ttpci.ko
> av7110_ir_debug=1
> insmod: error inserting
> '/lib/modules/2.6.17-2-686/kernel/drivers/media/dvb/ttpci/dvb-ttpci.ko':
> -1 Unknown symbol in module
>   Is this the correct way of loading the module ?

The av7110 driver supports DVB cards with onboard MPEG decoder
and infrared receiver connected to these cards.
It does *not* support USB keyboards.

av7110_loadkeys cannot be used to load keymaps for USB devices.


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