[vdr] Attaching additional 'keyboards' to vdr...remote plugin?

Laz laz at club-burniston.co.uk
Wed Apr 20 02:46:55 CEST 2005


On Tuesday 19 Apr 2005 23:42, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> Laz wrote:
> > 2. Use the remote plugin with the input device. If I do this, I will
> > still be getting random commands sent to vdr through the keyboard driver,
> > unless I can remove the usb keyboard driver and get the remote plugin to
> > talk to the remote plugin using a raw device, or something.
>
> Option 2 should work if
> - you are using kernel 2.6.x and
> - specify the event device of the usb keyboard with the -i option.
>
> The remote plugin will grab the event device for exclusive access and
> the keyboard driver will be disconnected.
>
> Note that this will work with 2.6.x kernels only!

Good good. Will it give proper 'key presses' for the button attached to Num 
Lock, or do I need to go deeper into stuff for that? I'll have a gander at 
the source tomorrow.

Cheers,

Laz



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