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

Steve Greene sgreene59 at verizon.net
Mon Sep 12 18:03:56 UTC 2011

I never got the IR remotes working in two out of my three Mythbuntu machines (all upgrades from installs where lirc kind of worked). Between that and the sucky new Unity desktop interface, I'm about done with Ubuntu.

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.
>Mythbuntu 11.04
>MythTV 2.0.24
>Lirc 0.8.7
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>mythtv-users at mythtv.org

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