[mythtv-users] ATI Remote Wonder, evdev, xorg.conf, no lirc and button repeat

Michael Lynch lynchmv at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 02:48:05 UTC 2011

On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 2:49 AM, Lawrence Rust <lvr at softsystem.co.uk> wrote:
> IMHO it's a lot easier to ditch X11 evdev input and use lirc from the
> evdev simply because it's much easier to control.  The main problem with
> X11 is the mapping from RC keys to X11 kbd codes (for which you'll
> probably need a custom map).
> lirc gives you the ability to emulate a mouse with the RC and do modal
> key mapping.
> The RC key delay and repeat rate is set within the kernel and can be
> modified with the ir-keytable util from the v4l-utils package.  If your
> distro doesn't have it you can get here:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/v4l-utils/v4l-utils-0.8.5.tar.bz2
> --
> Lawrence

Well, after a couple of days of fighting with it, I've discovered that
lirc and atilibusb only work if lirc_atiusb and ati_remote are both
blacklisted.  All is well now, thanks.

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