[mythtv-users] Best Remote?

David Frascone dave at frascone.com
Wed Jul 11 13:41:39 UTC 2007

On 7/11/07, Geoff B <geoffbon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/10/07, David Frascone wrote:
> > I guess I either wanted some better profile for my 880 -- or pointers to
> a
> > well-supported remote in lirc.  For some reason, I've had a hard time
> > finding a settings profile (outside of the hauppage 350) that works well
> > with lirc.  And -- the hauppage profile doesn't have many extra keys.
> I feel your pain on this one, being in the same boat.  Maybe another
> approach is to add another remote that you don't use any more as a
> device in the 880 setup software, then use them both in the MythTV
> activity?  That saves buying an IR keyboard, or selling the 880.
> Issues would be:
> - You'd need two lirc.conf files - is it possible to merge two?  I.e.
> can the file contain more than one 'begin remote / end remote' pair?
> I'm pretty hazy on this end of the setup.
> - You'd need to generate the extra entries in lircrc; but you'd need
> to do this anyway (unless you find a remote with a humongous amount of
> buttons that someone already has a lircrc for, which sounds like it
> might be a possibility too; if so, you could use the 880 profile for
> that?)
> Cheers,
> Geoff

lircrc changes are the easy part -- it's the lircd.conf that constantly eats
my lunch

David Frascone

Fer sell cheep: IBM spel chekker. Wurks grate.
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