[vdr] VDR user input slowness

Laz laz at club-burniston.co.uk
Thu Feb 15 12:49:09 CET 2007


On Thursday 15 February 2007 11:30, Teemu Suikki wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Teemu Suikki wrote:
> > Why is the user input so slow? When I press a key in remote, there
> > seems to be a random delay of 0-0.5sec or so.. Sometimes it's fast,
> > sometimes not. It's fine in channel switching but really annoying
> > when you a trying to input filenames or something.
>
> .. Replying to myself.. The problem seems to be in kernel level after
> all, I enabled ir_debug in budget-ci module and the same delay is there
> as well, debug log appears at the same time as vdr reacts to the
> keypress.

This is a known driver problem: a link to a patch was posted a few weeks 
back which removes this delay. See:
http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2007-February/011994.html

I've always had more success with a home-brew LIRC receiver on a serial 
port.

Cheers,

Laurence



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