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

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Sun Apr 8 00:45:10 UTC 2012

On 12-04-07 06:35 PM, Paul Bender wrote:
> On 4/7/2012 3:27 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
>> On 12-04-06 07:46 PM, Christian Szpilfogel wrote:
>> ..
>>> If you don't need functions such as irexec or irxevent then you don't need to use LIRC anymore. I
>>> use irexec myself so I can shutdown myth from my remote.
>> That's trivial to do without LIRC, using a simple Desktop "shortcut" script
>> assigned to whatever button is preferred.
>> Cheers
> Rather than running LIRC you run a Desktop to accomplish the same same thing. Have you compared the
> difference in memory and CPU usage?

I doubt that CPU/memory matter for one-in-a-few-hours events like "shutdown".  :)

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