[vdr] lirc problems with VDR 1.3 under kernel 2.6.

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Mar 6 13:25:06 CET 2005


Carsten Koch wrote:
> Dirk wrote:
> ...
> 
>>> is anybody else experiencing sluggish response to remote control 
>>> commands?
>>> It started when I updated to kernel 2.6 and VDR 1.3.
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes, same for me.
>> But I am observing that remote control key presses are never lost.
>> Sometimes I press several keys in sequence and nothing happens. After 
>> some
>> seconds, the keys are "executed" very quickly.
> 
> 
> Yes, you are right.
> Of course, for a toggle key like "Menu" it is sometimes hard to say,
> but I agree - it looks like they are never lost, just delayed sometimes
> an the executed all at once.
> 
> 
>> I think, there must be some instance inside VDR which "caches" the remote
>> key strokes in some kind of queue.
> 
> 
> It may be the lirc demon which is buffering them and vdr may just
> not get around to reading the lirc queue all the time.
> 
> @Klaus, is that possible?
> Any suggestion where I should start looking?

VDR buffers up to 16 keystrokes in cRemote::keys[].

Klaus



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