[mythtv-users] More Cheap Remotes

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 09:11:18 UTC 2010

On 2 November 2010 23:05, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us> wrote:
> I have the exact same remote.  I now understand that I needed the quit
> flag to prevent the code from being used by another process.  The quit
> flag stops the double key hits.  But when I revise my lircrc, ordering
> the multi-key sequences first, I still can not map the playpause key
> to "p"  It doesn't do any thing.  playpause is a single key entry so I
> assume it would be a simple mapping.
> The entry looks like:
> begin
>    remote = devinput
>    prog = mythtv
>    button = KEY_PLAYPAUSE
>    config = p
>    repeat = 0
>    delay = 0
>    flags = quit
> end
> Any suggestions?

Run "irw" and check that pressing PLAY/PAUSE on the remote creates the
"KEY_PLAYPAUSE" message.
Then, remove unneeded lines of your config as follows:
Note. You can remove the "remote = " line if you only have one remote
configured in lircd.conf

prog = mythtv
config = p
flags = quit

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