[mythtv] Bizzare repeating key behaviour

Bill Cizek cizek at rcn.com
Tue Sep 25 14:08:30 UTC 2007

>> This is completely replicable.  It happens almost every single time you
>> press a key.  *But!* not when you're actually watching a program.  While
>> you're watching TV, both the keypress and the lirc work just fine.  (And
>> irw reverts to the normal "mythfrontend not running" behaviour.)
>> Any clue what might be causing this?  Is there some weird state the
>> mythfrontend menus (but not the playback) are putting the machine in?
> One more thing.  If I press keys on the remote (or on the actual
> keyboard) which aren't bound to anything in the menu (like "8" or
> "PAUSE"), the irw and libqt outputs are perfectly normal (just like when
> mythfrontend isn't running, or when it's doing playback).  Only keys
> that cause something to happen in the menus exhibit this behaviour.
A while back I ran into a similar issue after and SVN upgrade -- phantom 
double key presses in the menus only.

My problem was caused by lircmd (the LIRC mouse daemon).   When I 
stopped lircmd  the problem went away.


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