[mythtv-users] Myth loses first IR command after long idle time

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 09:11:03 UTC 2011

On 27 October 2011 21:30, Michelle Dupuis <mdupuis at ocg.ca> wrote:
> I notice that if I don't use my remote for several minutes and then press a
> button, Myth seems to ignore the first press but respond the to the second
> press.  At first I thought it might be a remote issue, but I kept a SSH
> window open with IRW running, and I see that the host sees both the first
> and second presses (yet Myth only grabs the second).
> After that second press, all presses are responded to normally until another
> long idle period.
> I'm running .24.2.  Is this a Myth issue or something else?  Ideas?

Possibly some sort of screen saver issue?  I mean, that's happens on
my MythTV box once the screen-saver has kicked in.  The first remote
press wakes it, but is otherwise ignored.

Perhaps you have some sort of screen-saver / DPMS misconfiguration?

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