[mythtv-users] Fedora 12 to Fedora 14: lirc / mce remote issue
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Dec 15 21:16:39 UTC 2010
On 12/15/2010 12:00 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Jarod Wilson<jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 14, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>>> I did a fresh install of Fedora 14 on one of my front end boxes and
>>> it went pretty smoothly.
>>> There is one annoyance with the remote that I didn't have on Fedora 12.
>>> When I press a key on the remote I have to hold it down (for about a
>>> second) to get it to register where before a quick press would work fine.
>>> Anyone know how what would be causing this or how to fix this?
>>> Here are the details of what I did:
>>> lirc from fedora repos only:
>>> [root at mythfrontend2 ~]# rpm -qa | grep lirc
>>> [root at mythfrontend2 ~]# uname -a
>>> Linux mythfrontend2 126.96.36.199-48.fc14.i686.PAE #1 SMP Fri Oct 22
>>> 15:27:53 UTC 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>> Try the latest kernel out of koji. There was a buffer-parsing issue
>> that would manifest similar to what you're reporting in the F14 GA
> Thanks for the advice about the kernel problem. I waited until a new kernel
> appeared in the fedora updates repo and updated last night to
> 188.8.131.52-64.fc14.i686.PAE. The slow response issue seems to be gone
> but it looks like I have the opposite issue now. A very quick push of a
> button most of the time creates two key presses. It seems to be buffering
> keys and sending them out on the next push. For example here is the
> output of irw when I push Up after I had pushed several Downs:
> [root at mythfrontend2 ~]# irw
> 0001006c00000001 00 Down devinput
> 0001006700000001 00 Up devinput
> 0001006700000001 01 Up devinput
> So pushing Up after a Down does an Down/Up combo :(
> Any idea how to fix that? I added repeat = 0 to .lircrc but that
> doesn't help me.
> It doesn't seem to be a repeat problem but an extra key problem.
I have noticed this too, on 184.108.40.206 with Fedora 14
I have to be very careful to press quickly and lightly on any key, or I
get multiples...trying for a 2 minute jump, I get 22 or 222 reported.
Makes it VERY difficult when some keys are dying and do not want to
respond at all!
R. Geoffrey Newbury
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