[vdr] VDR user input slowness

Teemu Suikki tsuikki at z-power.fi
Thu Feb 15 15:37:16 CET 2007


On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Laz wrote:

> 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.

I think I'll go for LIRC too.. :( I installed the above patch, it is
slightly better but not very much.

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Teemu Suikki
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