[mythtv-users] Remote works in menu's, but not Live TV
ben.foote at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 17:24:21 UTC 2007
I had a chance to test out RatPoison, and the same thing happens. I can
control the menu's but not LiveTV. I even tried messing with the focus model
in fluxbox just to make sure that wasn't the case, and it isn't.
I'm really running out of steam and idea's. Please, if anyone has any clue's
as to why I can't change channels in LiveTV with my remote, let me know.
On 7/20/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jul 20, 2007, at 12:52 AM, David Lonie wrote:
> > Hey, I was just about to get on here and post the same problem :)
> > I just got a serial ir receiver, I'm using lirc_serial and the svn
> > of mythtv.
> > I am using irxevent to sent the keypresses to CurrentWindow, and
> > from what I
> > can tell, it does indeed seem to be a focus problem. I use evilwm
> > (gentoo's
> > mythtv ebuilds use it, I kept it on the upgrade. Verrrry
> > barebones :) )
> > Anyone know of a solution to this?
> Try a different window manager and see if it works? RatPoison is
> really small and people have reported good success with it. Try not
> top-posting, too. It's kind of annoying to reply to both of these
> messages at the same time and still have it make sense to someone who
> will want to read about this in the archives at some point. :)
> > On Thursday 19 July 2007 21:15, Ben Foote wrote:
> >> Hey Brad,
> >> Thanks for the quick response. I'm using fluxbox, which is the
> >> default
> >> WM for Knoppmyth. I am thinking its not a focus issue though because
> >> doesn't MythTv get the commands from Lirc regardless of focus?
> >> Also, I've checked the keybindings again and again in MythTV, they
> >> all
> >> line up as default, and match my lircrc file.
> >> And I tried to run irw and mode2 in a terminal while mythtv was
> >> running in LiveTV but MythTv blocks irw and mode2 from connecting to
> >> lircd. Is there a way around this?
> >> I really appreciate the help. Hopefully I can get this worked out and
> >> my wife can get back to watching TV.
> >> Any more sugestions?
> >> Thanks!
> >> -Ben
> >> On 7/19/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> >>> On Jul 19, 2007, at 8:43 PM, Ben Foote wrote:
> >>>> My KnoppMyth install is all setup and working great except for one
> >>>> thing. My remote doesn't work during Live TV. I can use it in the
> >>>> menu's, while watching recordings, and everything else, but when I
> >>>> play LiveTV, my remote doesn't do anything, and I'm forced to use
> >>>> the keyboard.
> >>> It sounds like a focus issue. Either that or your LiveTV keybindings
> >>> are hosed, but I believe that would also kill your keyboard commands
> >>> so likely a focus issue. What window manager are you using?
> >>> Also, to make double sure, while you're watching Live TV, run irw in
> >>> a terminal window somewhere and make sure lirc is recognizing the
> >>> key
> >>> presses on the remote.
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