[mythtv-users] HD-PVR slow remote

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Fri Jul 23 15:18:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Scott Bickford <bic1ster at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm on MythDora 12.23 and just did a yum update kernel to get the remote
> working as I noticed there's a new kernel.
> So, I'm now at  uname -a
> Linux localhost.localdomain #1 SMP Wed Jul 7
> 04:49:59 UTC 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> Mythtv response seems very slow from the remote.  IRW seems to exhibit the
> same symptoms.  Press a button...wait a two to three so seconds.  It cannot
> seem to handle rapid firing of buttons, it does seem to eventually get to
> all the buttons.

A few people have reported similar. Pretty sure its a driver issue,
and someone needs to spend some time debugging and fixing it. (That
would be me).

> cat lirc.conf
> #lirc_module_configuration
> alias char-major-61 lirc_zilog

Did you put the above in there, or did mythdora? In either case, its *wrong*. :)

> ls /dev/lirc* -alh
> crw-rw---- 1 root root 248, 0 2010-07-23 06:22 /dev/lirc0

As you can see here, your lirc device has a character device major
number of 248, not 61. We use dynamic misc chardev number assignments
now (first free number, going backwards from 255, iirc), not a static

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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