[mythtv-users] Serial remote works with irw not with mythfrontend?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 18:42:32 UTC 2006


On 8/11/06, Ashley Bostock <abostock at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/11/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> I've got my old Sigma designs serial remote connected to my new
> bedroom frontend. I got lirc working with it, and IRW confirms that it
> receives the signals properly. But for the life of me I can't get
> mythfrontend to work with it. I've got my lircrc file in .mythtv and
>
> $ mythfrontend --version
> Library API version: 0.19.20060121-2
> Source code version: 10686M
> Options compiled in:
>  linux debug using_v4l using_oss using_alsa using_ivtv using_lirc
> using_dvb using_dvb_eit using_x11 using_xv using_dvdnav using_xrandr
> using_xvmc using_opengl_vsync using_frontend using_backend
>
> shows using_lirc, so it should be talking to lirc but when I run
> mythfrontend and press buttons on the remote nothing happens and I
> don't see the red light on the receiver blink like it does when irw is
> running.
>
> I've got lirc running  on my other frontend with a usb based remote,
> so this is really baffling me...
>
> anyone have any ideas as to what I may have missed in all this?
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Steve
> What's in your lircrc file?
>
> Ash.
>
>

I took my working lircrc from my other frontend and copied it over,
then changed the button names to what the remote on this front end
calls them.

perhaps I need to remove the button repeat config lines? I'll have to
check when I get home.

-- 
Steve
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