[mythtv-users] Troubleshooting mceusb remote & Lirc
rwc at bestpond.com
Fri Dec 30 05:03:47 UTC 2011
On Thu, 29 Dec 2011 21:00:07 Alex Halovanic wrote:
> You're getting the arrow keys because of X setting up the remote like it
> would a keyboard. At some point you'll need to disable it from doing
> this. See my post to the "Configuring mceusb for frontend with 3.0 kernel"
Thanks for that reference, I had seen that thread but had not seen all the
I will try that out (in between visitors etc.) and hope it may be enough..
> You should start with the lircd configuration. If lirc were functioning
> correctly, you'd not see output from evtest button presses since it should
> be intercepting everything from this device, at least, that's how it seems
> to behave for me. You should run irw after starting lirc and it should
> show button names while pressing. If not, it means something else is going
> You will also need to update your lircrc file to use the names that appear
> in irw.
Thanks for the quick advice. I will update after I can get it done and tested.
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