[mythtv-users] PVR 150 Remote Issues

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jan 25 02:21:12 UTC 2008

On 01/24/2008 03:48 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> Timothy O'Leary wrote:
>> Hello, This is my first post and I am a newbie. I love ubuntu so far  
>> and am so stoked to be done with Windows. Anyways, I installed ubuntu  
>> in hopes of adding Mythbuntu and creating a PVR and media center. My  
>> system is running great and I have Mythbuntu recording shows, playing  
>> back shows, watching live tv, listening to music, etc. Everything  
>> seems to be working fine except for the Hauppauge remote that came  
>> with my PVR 150. I have read up on this and have made sure that it is  
>> plugged in perfectly, i have installed the LIRC files and I think i  
>> have done everything, but certain buttons on the remote don't work and  
>> others do incorrect functions. The volume works fine, but the channel  
>> up and down does not, and instead jumps the live tv forward or back.  
>> The jump feature is nice, but i want my channel up and down to go up  
>> and down. Also, I want the buttons to work such TV, Music and DVD etc  
>> so that I can hit the button and go to that menu onscreen. I am  
>> learning ubuntu and liking having more control over my pc so bear with  
>> me. Thanks in advance for any recomendations and suggestions. 
> You can change the configuration file for your remote so that any button 
> does pretty much whatever you want it to.
> Check out:
> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-8.html
> and related docs.
> If your remote is doing anything then you probably have most things 
> working, just some changes to your config file seem to be needed.
> Welcome to the World of Linux.

Also, make sure you are using LIRC--i.e that you don't have the kernel
module for that remote installed.


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