[mythtv-users] Lirc keycodes and Myth remote

Allen Edwards allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 18:21:42 UTC 2020

On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 9:41 AM Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>

> This is probably an easy question bordering on a dumb question but I have
> been googling and trying things all morning and nothing works.
> I want to add a command to my programmable learning remote. I first set it
> up 10 years ago so do not remember what I did except that I used an old
> remote, captured the key codes, then used them to set up lircrc and my
> remote. All I want to do is find a key code that is not used and map it to
> "T" so I can toggle CC with a single press of my remote.
> My problem is that I cannot figure out how to read the key presses of my
> old remote. irw will read the key presses of my learning remote but not the
> old remote. I tried ir-keytable but I get an error "/sys/class/rc/: No such
> file or directory" and googling for solutions there offers suggestions that
> do not work.
> My question is: how do I read the keycodes of my old remote? If I can do
> that, I can edit lircrc and add my new command.
> Allen

Nevermind. I found an unused keycode that mlircd.confatches on of the keys
on my old remote. I am all set. Did it without having to read the keycodes
of the old remote, just looked in lircd.conf to see what keycodes I used
when I programmed the remote.

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