[mythtv-users] remote stops working when recording

Michael Papazoglou mpapazoglou at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 16:26:10 UTC 2007

On 3/11/07, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/03/07, Michael Papazoglou <mpapazoglou at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a strange problem - my remote stops working when any of my tuners
> > is recording.
> >
> > I have a pvr-500 and pvr-350, and am using a serial "homebrew" IR receiver
> > with the lirc_serial module.  The remote works fine when
> > nothing is recording.  When a recording starts, the remote stops
> > working - I can start up irw just fine, but it just doesn't register
> > any events when trying to use the remote.  As soon as I stop the
> > recording, everything is back to normal (including irw registering
> > events from button-presses on the remote).
> >
> > I'm using mythtv releases-0-20-fixes. Everything worked great when
> > I used to use the IR receiver that came with the pvr-350 with the
> > proper lirc driver (it was stolen, that's why I'm using the serial
> > receiver now).
> IRQ conflict?
> Does it happen with both capture cards?
> Nick
> --

I get no response from the remote using either of the tuners on
the PVR-500, and only intermittent response when the tuner on the 350
is used.   By intermittent, I mean that for every four presses (or so) of a
button on the remote, I get one response from lirc (using irw).


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