[mythtv-users] MCE usb remote not working after upgrade

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 16:14:29 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Mir Islam <mislam at mirislam.com> wrote:

> After some recent upgraded in my Mythbuntu the MCE remote which has been
> working great until now is not working quite right. I have seen lots of
> discussion surrounding the issue of moving mce driver to kernel from
> lirc starting 2.6.36. I think that is what is causing the issue. But
> funny thing is I started with fresh Mythbuntu 11.04 which already had
> Here are my problems.
> 1. Each key press is counted as two-three times.
> 2. OK key button is not working anylonger. This maybe because my remote
> is now getting identified as "vista_mce" instead of "mceusb" before.
> IRW test shows keys being depressed correctly except for the OK button.
> Any idea on how I can fix the keymapping? Or do I need to change the
> profile? BTW usually clicking on right key does work as OK if there is
> no more item to display on right button press.
> Thanks
> Mir
> Mythbuntu 11.04
> MythTV 2.0.24
> Lirc 0.8.7

Run the updates in update-manager.  There is a LIRC update that should fix
the double press problem.
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