[mythtv] Bizzare repeating key behaviour
mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Sep 25 22:06:10 UTC 2007
Ian Goldberg wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 09:08:30AM -0500, Bill Cizek wrote:
>>>> 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.
> Weird. But I'm not running lircmd (at this time, though I intend to be
> in steady state).
> Any other thoughts? Might it be a threading issue of some kind?
> - Ian
Have you seen this ticket? It could be the same problem.
Stuart has put a simple patch to test whether Myth is actually receiving
two key presses but no one has bothered to provide any feed back so far.
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