[mythtv-users] lirc issue on rp3

Joey Morris rjmorris.list at zoho.com
Sun Mar 18 13:50:22 UTC 2018

David Cunningham <ml at upsilon.org.uk> wrote on Sun, Mar 18, 2018 at 08:34:34AM +0000:
> On 15/03/2018 11:44, Michael Drons wrote:
> >
> > In mythtv frontend, when I press a button on the remote (example the
> > down arrow button), mythtv goes crazy and sees it and continues to
> > scroll the down button.   
> >
> Can't offer much help I'm afraid but to say that I've seen exactly the
> same behaviour since updating to lirc 0.9.4 on Debian Stretch. I
> previously had a working configuration on (i believe) 0.9.0 before the
> upgrade bar the fact that irexec wasn't working. The update fixed irexec
> but now have an intermittent issue where selecting any of the mapped
> arrow buttons causes the behaviour you described.
> The only workaround I have come across is to have a keyboard connected
> at all time, when the problem manifests hitting an arrow key on the
> keyboards stops the constant scrolling.
> This is currently making a long-standing mythtv installation borderline
> unusable.

I had this same problem and asked about it on the LIRC mailing list:


Disabling lircd-uinput.service fixed it for me.

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