[mythtv-users] Looking for clarity on MythTV, to LIRC, or not to LIRC, ir-keytable, and key mappings

Pieter De Wit pieter at insync.za.net
Sat Apr 7 05:25:22 UTC 2012

On 7/04/2012 15:10, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Andrew Stadt<acstadt at stadt.ca>  wrote:
>> On 06/04/2012 4:05 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>>> For setting up the remote in general, you could follow this:
>>> http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=114124
>>> Eric
>> I was under the impression that the ir-keytable method was generating
>> keycodes that were outside the range that xorg could handle - that was why
>> we were still using lirc - has this been fixed in xorg?
> xorg still cannot handle multi-byte keycodes, but you can use
> ir-keytable to load a mapping file to map all keys into the
> single-byte space just as you do with lirc.  Instructions for this are
> covered in the link above.
> Eric
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Or (and ?) you can use evdev remap, taken from here:

http://www.thenautilus.net/SW/xf86-input-evdev/ <-- site desc. it's use.

I am pushing to get this built into xorg.



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