[mythtv-users] Sapphire remote-control driver for Mythtv: v3.0 released
chrislewis915 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 22:48:57 UTC 2012
This all sounds too good to be true, where can I get this remote!
On 11 Apr 2012 22:50, "Mark Lord" <mythtv at rtr.ca> wrote:
> On 12-04-11 05:45 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
> > I've updated the Sapphire Remote Control kernel (hid) driver for Linux
> again today.
> > The new version 3.0 sports a couple of nifty new features:
> > --->>> Macro capability: have a single button press send up to 8 keys.
> > I use this first feature here to quickly access/set a desired AudioSync
> > value that about half of my videos require. The CLEAR key on the remote
> > now defaults to sending KEY_F15, KEY_DOWN, KEY_LEFT, which on my system
> > adds 90 milliseconds to the AudioSync value.
> > If you don't like my appropriating the CLEAR key by default, :)
> > then the second feature may be of interest:
> > --->>> External keymaps, and a way to load them at start-up.
> > The driver still has a fully defined built-in keymap for simplicity,
> > but I'm willing to bet that at least some of you may want different
> > mappings for some buttons than what I've put there as the defaults.
> > So now you can maintain an external keymap file, and use an included
> > script to load it at run time. Details are in a README.txt file
> > included with the driver.
> > Source available freely as always: http://rtr.ca/sapphire_remote/
> Oh, missed a feature:
> --->>> Buttons can now be defined with a RAMP_REPEAT option,
> whereby the auto-repeat kicks in slowly at first, and gradually
> speeds up as the button is held for a few seconds.
> This is set up by default for the Up/Down keys, so that menu
> navigation doesn't happen too quickly, but scrolling among large
> lists of videos/recordings is still quick.
> In conjuction with this, the "repeats=nn" module parameter has
> been completely removed, and the FAST_REPEAT option has been
> set to a higher speed than before. FAST_REPEAT is the default
> for the Volume up/down buttons, and one should notice those being
> more responsive now than before.
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