[mythtv-users] Re: Seeking Remote Control Advice for PVR-500
watkinshome at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 09:53:02 UTC 2005
On 07/10/05, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
> Joe, Thanks for the info.
> That fact that the buttons can have arbitrary names explains a lot.
> I'm wondering how I will know what kernel modules support this 3rd party IR
> receiver? The seller said it works with mythtv, so it probably does. If I
> hack my Hauppauge IR sensor to connect via serial port, will that work with
> my existing setup? I'm thinking it might.
> Also, you state that the EFC codes match up with what is defined in the
> lircd.conf. I'm not seeing that. For instance, Jarod defines the the SLEEP
> button with EFC code 241, but the sleep code in lircd.conf is not 240. It
> SLEEP 0x0000000000000166
> I can't see how Hex. 166 matches up with Dec. 240. (x'166' is 358, as you
> probably know.) I have been unable to match any of the EFC codes to the
> codes in lircd.conf. This is particularly vexing.
They don't match, or need to.
240 is the code you enter into the remote to make the button generate
a particular optical code.
166 is the code that the kernel module generates when it sees the
above optical signal.
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