[mythtv-users] Exit screen saver using remote control

jonr jonr at destar.net
Fri Jun 24 20:15:58 UTC 2005

Obie Fayth wrote:
> I'm sure this must have come up before, but I couldn't find anything
> in the archives...
>      If I leave my frontend paused or on a menu for a while eventually
> the screen saver comes on.  This is great, but unfortunately I can't
> exit the screen saver using my remote; I have to use the IR keyboard.
> I'm using a learning remote with lirc and a serial IR receiver I
> built.
>      I know I could program an unused key on the remote to send a
> signal to the IR keyboard's receiver, but ideally I'd like to make it
> so that any keypress on the remote wakes the system up. I had bad luck
> getting the remote to learn all of the keyboard signals which is why I
> went with the serial IR receiver. Has anyone come up with a solution
> to this problem?
> thanks,
> -Obie

Why don't you just turn the screen saver off?

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