[mythtv-users] MCE/HID remote stopped working with LIRCD after Ubuntu 16.04 -> 18.04 upgrade

Jay Summet summetj at gatech.edu
Wed Dec 19 03:13:31 UTC 2018


Thanks a lot, that fixed my issues!
Jay


On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 7:29 PM Jon Boehm <jon.s.boehm at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> https://twosortoftechguys.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/make-lirc-work-in-ubuntu-18-04/
>
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 3:31 PM Jay Summet <summetj at gatech.edu> wrote:
>
>> I had my RF/USB Media Center Edition compatible remote (from Keyspan)
>> working with LIRCD on my MythTV box, using irexec I was able to execute a
>> script to turn the monitor on/off with the power button, etc...
>>
>> When I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04, the remote stopped controlling MythTv.
>>
>> I read through this page:
>> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/HID_Remotes
>> and I was able to use ir-keytable and evtest to set the keymap to rc6_mce
>> and I was able to use the robot to control MythTV but still need to remap
>> several keys (and I'm not sure how I'll trigger my external power script).
>>
>> However, when I rebooted, it stopped working, and I found out that I had
>> to stop the lircd service before the ir-keytable / HID/keymap would work.
>>
>> I have the .lirc config files all set up in the mythtv user's home
>> directory, and ideally I'd just like to keep using lircd instead of having
>> to reconfigure the keymaps in the kernel.
>>
>> Has anybody else ran into this and have any quick pointers on things to
>> try to just restore the lircd operation with the new kernel that also
>> supports the MCE remotes?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Jay
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