[mythtv-users] Hauppauge PVR250 remote -- Some success...but

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Tue Oct 18 17:02:30 UTC 2011

On 11-10-18 12:59 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 11-10-18 10:55 AM, James MacKenzie wrote:
>> At Sun,  9 Oct 2011 12:06:33 -0400 (EDT), you wrote
> ..
>>> Repeat is broken in the in-kernel driver for this.
>>> I solve it here by patching the b0rked driver:
>>> (patch also available from: rtr.ca/mythtv_patches/00_kernel_ir_kbd_i2c.patch )
>> I grabbed the kernel source, implemented this patch, rebuilt everything and
>> put the updated module in place.  After loading it, it seems to be a LITTLE
>> bit better than the original, but not much.  I still get a lot of repeated
>> button presses.
>> It's so annoying.  :(
> Mmm.. something's not right then.  It should be WAY better
> with that patch.  Very noticeably better.
> What exact kernel version are you trying it with?
> Can you stick a printk() into the code to verify
> that it really is running the patched version?
> Eg. stick this line just before the "/* allow it */" line
> from the patch:
>     printk(KERN_INFO "%s: code=0x%x\n", __func__, code);

Oh, and this is all intended for use WITHOUT LIRC interferring.
So if you've still got lircd running, then perhaps that's the problem.

This driver works beautifully by itself, using it as an "input" (keyboard) device,
with ZERO involvement from lirc.

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