[mythtv-users] Somewhat OT: No remote when calling xine

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Sat Jun 23 14:34:34 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 21:51 +0100, Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 22/06/07, Javier Perez <pepebuho at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Check out Jarod's site. He had some information there about Xine losing the
> > focus, therefore the IR input did not reach xine but another program.
> > This might be what is happening to you.
> James,
> To determine if it's a window focus problem, start xine running as
> your mythfrontend user. If your remote works, you can be confident
> it's a focus problem. If the remote control doesn't work even when
> xine has focus, it's something specific to your xine installation.

It does appear to be a focus problem! The remote worked when running
xine as my mythfrontend user. I'll take another look at Jarod's site for
the focus issue. 


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