[mythtv-users] Videos start in background only when using remote

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 16:12:48 UTC 2006

On 01/02/06, Kirk Grell <kirkgrell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> For some time now, I've been using MythVideo on the frontend to watch
> videos with no problems.  I just got lirc working and can now use a
> remote for most things.  However, I've noticed that now, anytime I
> use the remote to start a video, mplayer launches behind MythTV.  So,
> I have to ALT-TAB to bring the playing video in to the foreground.
> Any idea what is causing this?  I only found one thread related, but
> the issue didn't appear to be resolved.
> I'm using a serial receiver (homebrew) along with irxevent to send
> the signal to MythTV and MythTV, as mentioned above, is using
> mplayer.

I guess it could be the use of irxevent that is causing the problem.
Any reason why you're not using the native LIRC support in


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