[linux-dvb] T200 Remote Oddities

Nick Poulter nick at sydcruise.com
Mon Oct 31 08:31:36 CET 2005

>I ran evtest and found the remote is not producing any extra key presses, it 
>functions as you would expect. So I then tried running irw from the lirc 
>package again and found it to be working as expected, which I couldn't 
>understand. Then I loaded up mythtv and tried using the remote to navigate 
>around the menus - with very annoying behaviour, the menus would jump around 
>unexpectedly as though an extra key on the remote had been pressed. Back to 
>irw and the output shows extra key presses as I posted previously. It turns 
>out that when I have mythbackend loaded I get extra key presses generated 
>through lirc. Thoughout I can run evtest and it shows the remote is working 
>fine. There is some sort of interaction between mythbackend and lirc causing 
>the extra key presses. It would be nice to know if this is happening to 
>anyone else - I have lirc 0.7.2 and mythtv svn revision 7645.


Check your lircrc file and see if you have the repeat = flag set on your buttons. That could be causing the buttons to repeat themselves?

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