[mythtv-users] Nova-T PCI Remote Receiver - Key Repeat Rate toofast

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 08:25:46 EDT 2005

On 28/07/05, Martin Bene <martin.bene at icomedias.com> wrote:
> > Actually I'm not using lirc.  The cx88-dvb driver just sticks
> > remote-control keypresses into the regular keyboard buffer, using the
> > /dev/input/event2 device.  However your reply got me thinking and
> > researching, and it looks like I can run lirc on the back of the
> > event2 device.  Not sure if it will allow me to control the repeat
> > rate, but it may.  I'll give it a try tonight.
> >
> > Is anyone else using lirc like this?
> Slightly different hardware, but yes.
> I'm using gentoo with a Hauppauge Nova-S with remote controll, keys end
> up in /dev/input
> First, I've got a somewhat tricky /etc/conf.d/lirc that figures out
> which /dev/input file is associated with the remote control:
> # Options to pass to the lircd process
> if=`cat /proc/bus/input/devices | grep -A 2 "DVB on-card IR receiver" |
> grep Handlers | cut -d" " -f 3`
> LIRCD_OPTS="-d /dev/input/$if"

Looks exactly like what I need.

> This is only needed if you keep adding/removing USB mice or keyboards
> like I do :-)
> Next, the /etc/lircd.conf file:


> Hope this helps,
> Martin

It helps enormously, many thanks.


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