[mythtv-users] xbox dvd remote on xebian 1.1.4

Robert Anderson riznob at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 16:29:17 EST 2005

On 12/5/05, Daniel Walton <dwalton at cisco.com> wrote:
> I've installed xebian 1.1.4 on my xbox, I downloaded and compiled myth,
> can run
> the frontend and have it connect to my backend, the only thing I can't get
> to
> work is the remote.  I followed the section #2 steps outlined here which
> is
> supposed to get the remote up and running from what I can tell:
> http://www.mythtv-xbox.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=36
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 2. Setup lirc
> I used the lirc from the .0.4.5 beta packages that they put together here:
> http://bit.blkbk.com/ To get the files do this:
> #cd /tmp
> #wget http://bit.blkbk.com/mythtv-xbox.0.4.5-beta.tar.gz
> #tar xpzvf mythtv-xbox.0.4.5-beta.tar.gz
> Now put the lircrc file in place:
> #cd /tmp/live
> #cp lircrc /home/live/.lircrc
> #ln -s /home/live/.lircrc /home/live/.mythtv/lircrc (must be done after
> mythtv-frontend is run the first time, otherwise the /.mythtv folder isn't
> their)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> I should mention that I didn't have the sensor plugged into the xbox when
> I
> installed xebian, not sure if that would have prevented something from
> installing correcty via the install scripts.
> Any pointers on how to troubleshoot this?  Does lirc keep a log file
> somewhere
> so I can see if it is getting the signal from the remote?  I've verified
> that
> lircd is running, I've verified that the remote and sensor are ok because
> I can
> use them in XBMC.  Just need a nudge in the right direction :)
> Daniel
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If you are using a 3rd party remote (not the Micro$oft one) you will need to
patch the remote control drivers. Search the list archives for a thread
titled "Xbox as FE".

I hope this helps,

Rob Anderson
riznob at gmail.com
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