[mythtv-users] Free USB RF remote (just $5.90 for shipping)

Andrew Hogue hogue at cs.yorku.ca
Thu Apr 15 16:46:59 EDT 2004

Hi Greg,

Could you provide your source for the modified module somewhere?

Also, I think that the idea of using a config file for the module would be
a great idea.  So, you said that you just modified the ati_remote.o module
to support your remote?  Cool...

-- Andrew

On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Greg Estabrooks wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 03:26:19PM -0400, Brian Rumple wrote:
> > Apr 12 23:56:00 rumple kernel: usb.c: USB device 2 (vend/prod 0xbc7/0x2)
> > is not claimed by any active driver.
> >
> > Then the wish driver grabs it and spits out its own messages.
> >
> > The data that is sent from the usb driver is fairly simple.  You might
> > would have to do some translation, but I bet it is all very similar.
>   That is the same product id as  my Onebox. I had to add that
> deviceid and then only made a few customizations to the code to support it.
> I'd bet money that it would work pretty much "out of the box" with
> my customized one. Looks like I will be ordering one after all :)
>  Then it's a simple matter of insmod x10rf_remote.o After that
> every button press just appears as a keypress without any lirc or other
> application needed. Basically the remote becomes a wireless USB keyboard.
>  I've been thinking of making the Remote buttons to Keyboard map
> a config file rather than statically placed in the module. Maybe I'll
> at adding that now just in case anyone is interested.

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