[linux-dvb] [patch 0/8] budget_ci: improve IR input handling

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Wed Oct 4 12:53:48 CEST 2006

David Härdeman wrote:
> On Wed, October 4, 2006 10:44, Torgeir Veimo said:
> > On 4 Oct 2006, at 08:35, David Härdeman wrote:
> >> The solution is simple, get rid of LIRC
> >
> > Well I run an application without X while taking input only using the
> > linux input system, and I'm still having problems with multiple input
> > when pressing a single key. And I don't have LIRC installed. I've
> > heard from multiple sources that there are problems with the driver
> > code that handles the RC5 reception.
> Oh, I see. Then there is in fact a bug in the av7110 IR handling.

Afaik the av7110 ir driver works correctly.

As I wrote before:
If an application reads from the keyboard _and_ /dev/input/eventX at
the same time, it will see all keypresses twice (unless it grabs the
input device using EVIOCGRAB).

That's normal behaviour for all keyboard-type input drivers.


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