[mythtv-users] Suitable $13 Remote control/driver for easy setup with Mythtv

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Fri Jan 13 19:53:12 UTC 2012

On 12-01-13 10:43 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 12-01-13 09:35 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
>> ..and for anyone looking for a more conventional remote control
>> that is dead simple to setup in Mythtv (no LIRC!), I recommend
>> this particular $13 (delivered!) unit to my friends:
>> http://www.ebay.ca/itm/180727780787?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649
>> Contrary to the advertising, it is NOT a Win-MCE remote control,
>> but that's a "plus" in my books!  :)
>> There is a "driver" for it in stock kernels, though it's pretty poor.
>> So I've written my own input (keyboard) driver for it,
>> and source code is available on request.  Installation is very
>> very simple:  "make install", no reboot required.
>> The driver is preconfigured with mythtv mappings for most keys.
> On 12-01-13 09:45 AM, Doug Lytle wrote:
> ..
>> If you would be so kind, I'd like a copy of the driver.
> Okay, source code tidied some, and the Makefile has been beefed up:

I've updated the driver (cosmetics only) and put a small web page wrapper around
it now.
Same link as before:



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