[mythtv-users] Silly question: unplugging kybd and mouse

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 23:15:19 UTC 2011

On 5 August 2011 23:41, Ian Evans <dheianevans at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Be careful if you have other input devices (e.g. a remote control)
>> that are configured by their /dev/input/event address, rather than
>> something more stable like /dev/input/by-id or /dev/input/by-path.
>> Event IDs will change on boot if devices like keyboards and mouse are
>> removed, and your remote will likely stop working if addressed by
>> /dev/input/event.
> How can I check that? Pretty sure the remote's on lircd, but I'm still
> pretty new to dealing with *nix and hardware.

Typically you would check your /etc/lircd.conf file and see what the
DEVICE variable is set to.


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