[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 11.04b2 mceusb remote too sensitive

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sat Apr 23 18:02:26 UTC 2011

On Apr 23, 2011, at 1:25 PM, Greg Hormann wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 6:31 AM, malcolm.torrent
> <malcolm.torrent at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 23/04/2011 00:39, malcolm.torrent wrote:
>>> so the problem is probably in the kernel, still no clue on fixing it.
>> It seems that both the Kernel and LIRC are responding to the remote.
>> If I stop LIRC [sudo service lirc stop], I get the menu to move one step.
>> However the the controls are only crude, up down left right etc. back
>> and ok don't respond at all.
>> Does anyone know where the kernel gets its remote info from?
>> Or how to prevent both systems responding to the remote?
> I have to remove 3 modules on boot as outlined in the wiki.    That fixes it.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MCE_Remote#Arrow_Buttons_Repeat
> Unfortunately, blacklisting doesn't work. :-(
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-meta/+question/153205

Both blacklisting and module removal are completely unnecessary. Just
'echo lirc > /sys/class/rc/rc0/protocols' is sufficient. At one point,
the ubuntu lirc initscripts were doing that automatically, not sure what
happened to that.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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