[mythtv-users] How is my IR mapped to the keymap ?

covert covert thecovert at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 09:59:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:40 PM, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/06/2008, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/6/4 David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com>:
>> >> For one I would like to be able to disable this number 5 being
>> >> activated. Secondly I would  like to re-map remote presses from
>> >> another remote to use with MythTV and this working IR receiver. Anyone
>> >> ow where it is all controled ?
>> >
>> > See this thread for how to use lircrc to do the remapping.
>> >
>> > http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/333858?search_string=Remotes;#333858
>> As I understand, he has no lirc running. His remote control is being
>> recognized as a keyboard and every buttons on the remote are working
>> as a keyboard buttons. Is that right?
>> If yes, you can use "xmodmap" to remap the buttons. See "man xmodmap"
>> for details and a lot of examples.
> There's always more than one way to skin a cat.
> I use the lirc method and it works well with my DVB-T card.  One
> advantage was I was able to use the existing .lircrc file from my
> PVR350 system.  I just had to generate a new lircd.conf.
> I don't know if the extra lirc process is particularly undesirable but
> I would't have thought so, and it's never caused any problems for me.
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Thanks. The information I have got form both of you will help me in
finding the solution. I will tell you how it goes.

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