[mythtv-users] Tip: Remote via PS/2 connector,
no soldering needed :-)
cedelis at uillinois.edu
Mon Jul 26 17:00:12 EDT 2004
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 10:38:15AM -0500, Chris Delis wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 11:47:07AM -0700, Dex West wrote:
> > --- Henk Poley <hpoley at dds.nl> wrote:
> > > Op dinsdag 13 juli 2004 15:39, schreef John Goerzen:
> > > > On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 06:29:15PM -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > > > > John Goerzen wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I received my keyboard today and it works great. Have you tried at all
> > > > > to get the multimedia keys working?
> > > >
> > > > No, I haven't; I typically completely ignore those keys on any keyboard.
> > > > However, I have thought about it, since it would be cool to have them
> > > > going for MythTV. I suspect there is a HOWTO out there someplace, but I
> > > > don't know where.
> > >
> > > Should be simple ( I think.. )
> > >
> > > If you are lucky MythTV already recieves keypresses like K_RECORD, and you
> > > only need to add them to MythTV so they are recognised. Mplayer/Xine idem.
> > >
> > > On bytesex.org there's some package (kbd..something) that can read those
> > > keypresses, and even tell the kernel how to translate them (the other
> > > solution... K_RECORD becomes 'R').
> > >
> > > Henk Poley <><
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> > I received my yesterday and the keyboard part works great, but the mouse pointer seems to flood
> > the system with erroneous messages. Generally the cursor disappears to the lower left corner or
> > it causes application menu or other menus to popup.
> I noticed the same thing. I had to make a slight change to my X486config file:
> Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
> #Option "Protocol" "imps/2"
> My former mouse used the imps/2 protocal. The keyboard's mouse seems to use ps/2. Worked for me...
> > Did you have to install any different drivers or change anything after plugging in the keyboard?
> > p.s. I?m using the LOLA remote on the system although not positive but I would assume the wireless
> > keyboard will not interfere with the remote.
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