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

covert covert thecovert at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 11:21:20 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:59 PM, covert covert <thecovert at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Got a config file up for lirc. So I will go that route. How can I
disable the input being taken from dev/event8 as keyboard input into X
so only lirc will be doing it ?

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