[mythtv-users] Problem with pressing the same button twice on the remote

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 5 08:06:22 UTC 2007

On 09/05/2007 03:36 AM, Jonathan wrote:
> On 9/5/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> On 09/05/2007 03:14 AM, Jonathan wrote:
>>> Has anyone had a problem with repeat button presses on remotes?
>>> if I press UP, DOWN, UP it works just fine.. but if I press the same
>>> button multiple times it seems like it needs multiple presses for a
>>> single event to trigger.
>>> For example..  DOWN DOWN DOWN will register two DOWN presses (skipping
>>> the middle one).. this doesn't happen if I do DOWN UP DOWN
>>> Any ideas?
>> http://lirc.org/html/configure.html#lircrc_format
>> See repeat and delay.
> I tried messing with the repeat and delay and it still has the
> problem.  If I open up irw to see what raw signals are getting sent,
> it seems that while I hold the button down on the first press, the
> event fires.. when I press and hold it the second time, no event
> fires.. then when I click the same button a third time, it fires
> again..

Assuming sound testing procedures (i.e. that it's not repeat/delay
issues), it sounds like you have a remote with a toggle bit, but didn't
specify a toggle_bit_mask in the lircd.conf.


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