[linux-dvb] Problem with IR-Remote (black) Technotrend DVB-C 1500

Petric Frank pfrank at gmx.de
Mon Apr 30 14:00:03 CEST 2007


Hello,

i try to get the IR-remote control to run.

The card is detected and the appropriate kernel modules are loaded (as far as 
i can see). The IR control is mapped to /dev/input/event4 (as can be seen 
in /proc/bus/input/devices).

But a "cat /dev/input/event4" does not print anything when i press keys on the 
remote control.

Any hints ?


Some data:

Kernel version is 2.6.20 (in fact Gentoo 2.6.20-gentoo-r7)

 /var/log/messages says:
-------------------- cut -----------------------
saa7146: register extension 'budget_ci dvb'.
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:0b.0[A] -> Link [LNKB] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> 
IRQ 10
saa7146: found saa7146 @ mem e0856000 (revision 1, irq 10) (0x13c2,0x1010).
saa7146 (0): dma buffer size 192512
DVB: registering new adapter (TT-Budget-C-CI PCI).
adapter has MAC addr = 00:d0:5c:67:c2:51
input: Budget-CI dvb ir receiver saa7146 (0) as /class/input/input4
DVB: registering frontend 0 (ST STV0297 DVB-C)...
-------------------- cut -----------------------

I have loaded the module with option "ir_debug=1" to see whether the remote 
codes are detected:

-------------------- cut -----------------------
...
budget_ci: received command byte 0xc3
budget_ci: received device byte 0xb5
budget_ci: received command byte 0x43
budget_ci: received device byte 0x35
budget_ci: received command byte 0xd8
budget_ci: received device byte 0x95
budget_ci: received command byte 0x44
budget_ci: received device byte 0x35
budget_ci: received command byte 0xc4
budget_ci: received device byte 0xb5
...
-------------------- cut -----------------------

evdev is compiled into the kernel.

It seems that the budget-ci kernel module gets the key presses,  but somewhere 
between there and the evdev they disappears.

What else can i do to track down the issue.


kind regards
   Petric



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