[mythtv-users] Skip-ahead acting weird after FC10 upgrade

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Nov 3 04:13:18 UTC 2009

On Oct 25, 2009, at 9:50 PM, Larry K wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 10:38 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com>  
> wrote:
> On 10/23/2009 09:42 AM, Larry K wrote:
> ...
> Yes, lirc is working most of the time.  It's just the occasional error
> that causes myth to weird out on me.  If I press skip-ahead say 10  
> times
> repeatedly, I'll get maybe one bad code transmitted and then myth gets
> into the wrong menu and then the wife yells at me for it.
> I am using the Hauppauge PVR-250 IR receiver.  I have a Xantech
> connecting block that I use to get the IR signal into my equipment
> cabinet.  The emitter from the Xantech is positioned in close  
> proximity
> to the Hauppauge IR receiver.
> All of this has worked fine for several years.  The issues started  
> after
> the fc10 upgrade.
> I got nothin' on this front, lirc_i2c has changed some since what's  
> in the F10 kernel, but only in the i2c client registration area,  
> nothing significant I can think of in the signal processing area.  
> Might try running with lirc_i2c loaded in debug mode, see what gets  
> spit out into dmesg when the wackiness ensues.
> -- 
> Well, I ran in debug mode and I can see different hex codes  
> reflected in the log when the spurious codes are received by irw ,  
> but the log gives no indication as to why....

Damn. I still don't really have a clue. Batteries in the remote aren't  
starting to go or anything are they? A weak signal can occasionally  
cause an incorrect signal interpretation on the receiver side...

> Oh.  I forgot to say that I have dual Hauppauge PVR-250s in this  
> machine.  I guess this shouldn't matter to lirc?  It hasn't in the  
> past.

Nope, shouldn't matter.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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