[vdr] Remote Plugin

Wolfgang Fritz wolfgang.fritz at gmx.net
Sat Oct 15 10:53:14 CEST 2005


Udo Richter wrote:
> Jörg Schneide wrote:
>>I want to use RC5 keycodes with different adresses in the remote.conf
>>because my RC uses different ones for the normal (TV) keys and the keys for
>>the VCR-control.
> 
> This is a limit of the DVB IR driver interface. The driver interface
> only transmits codes from a single RC5 address, or alternatively ignores
> the RC5 address completely and maps all codes together, probably mapping
> different keys to one code.
> 
> This leaves one solution: Patching the DVB driver. I've been using a
> patch for a long time that hard-codes up to three additional RC5
> addresses to unused code numbers, eg. codes 0-63 from one programmable
> RC5 address as before, and 64-255 are hard-coded. Let me know if you're
> interested.
> 

Another "solution" I'm using for a long time:

"Declare" the lower 2 address bits to be data bits, getting 8 bits data
and 3 bits address. Then map the 256 RC codes to keycodes with
av7110_loadkeys as usual.


Wolfgang




> Cheers,
> 
> Udo
> 
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