[mythtv-users] The remote control from outer space

Angus sylvania at istop.com
Tue Mar 20 01:26:36 UTC 2007


Brian Wood wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2007, at 5:17 PM, Angus wrote:
>
>   
>> I
>>     Do I need lirc for MythTV to work? Is it an essential tool?  
>> There's
>> no model number on the remote whatsoever, but the card it came with  
>> is a
>> KWorld Global Terminator, which is *supposed* to be supported,  
>> according
>> to the documentation I've read.
>>     
>
> You do not need lirc for Myth to work. It is used for some remote  
> control setups, and for some IR blaster setups.
>
> You can use a serial-controlled MyBlaster without needing lirc, and  
> some remotes function as USB or even PS2 keyboard devices and thus  
> will work without lirc either.
>
> If you check the archives of this list I'll bet you find almost as  
> many lirc-related posts as Myth ones :-)
>   

    So how do I hook up my remote with Myth? I just read something that 
would seem to indicate that it is not "gpio". At least, that's what this 
post seems to be saying: 
http://marc.info/?l=linux-video&m=116321631929557&w=2


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