[mythtv-users] Remote Trouble works partial in mythtv and fully in xbmc

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 19:59:11 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Lasse Knudsen <lasse.h.knudsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> i got myself a pair of Asus remotes  see picture to identify
> http://share.ovi.com/media/lasseknudsen.public/lasseknudsen.10003
> Problem is that i do not understand how to make them work properly, the
> arrow keys and select works, but there is no escape, so i can exit watching
> tv.
> Mythtv is 0.22 i build myself, but i used the mythbuntu control center to
> set up the remote, i can see that it changes the lirc files, for mythtv and
> the other media applications, but the remote does not work better nor worse.

Be warned with that mythbuntu control center - if you check that
'generate lirc configs' over and over (like I did) it will put
duplicates in your .lirc/mythtv file and you'll be really confused
when every Enter or Right or Escape gets 2 keyboard actions per remote


> For starters could someone help me identify the remote? and even better
> provide me with an lirc conf for it?
> I did try to play around with irrecord, but that just results in the
> following output
> irrecord: could not get file information for /dev/lirc
> irrecord: default_init(): No such file or directory
> irrecord: could not init hardware (lircd running ? --> close it, check
> permissions)
> Br
> Lasse Knudsen
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