[mythtv-users] Streamzap recognizes button release, not press

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Jun 18 23:45:43 UTC 2009

On Jun 18, 2009, at 5:45 PM, Brad DerManouelian <bderman at gmail.com>  

> I've decided to go the easier route to get my Ubuntu Mac Mini  
> controlled by plugging in a Streamzap USB IR Receiver. It works, but  
> it only recognizes commands when the buttons are released, not when  
> they are pressed. This makes is seem like there is a delay when  
> issuing remote commands and makes repeating (holding down a  
> directional button to speed through a list) impossible.
> Am I doing something wrong or is this just how the lirc streamzap  
> driver works?
> Note that I see the receiver light up when pressing down, but irw  
> only shows the command issued upon release.

Not at all familiar w/the streamzap hardware, but it sounds like it  
possibly passes along two distinct codes per button press, one for  
"button being pressed" and one for "button released", and you have  
lirc set up using the release code. Just a guess though.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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