[vdr] multiple keypresses with remote plugin

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Wed Sep 27 12:43:19 CEST 2006

Oliver Endriss wrote:
> Torgeir Veimo wrote:
>> On 21 Sep 2006, at 09:03, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
>>> On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 11:43:09AM +0100, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
>>>> Using the remote plugin with a /dev/input/eventX setup for a
>>>> hauppauge grey remote via a nova-t sensor with X11/Xv using
>>>> softdevice works perfectly. With the same setup with directfb single
>>>> button presses very often are detected as multiple button presses.
>>> I don't remember seeing a reply to this.  What does "evtest" report
>>> when you press a button?
>> It appears to be correct, it's just too fast, see below
> Please post the output of evtest for
> - a single (short) keypress 
> - a long keypress

I have the same problem using a nexus-s ir sensor and the grey remote with lirc.
 Evtest seems to show the right output, but lirc detects double key presses. If
I set the toggle_bit in lircd.conf to "2", then I do not get double key presses
with lirc, but the key repeat is then disabled permanently.  If I use
"inputlirc" instead of regular "lirc", then the key presses work as expected.
Unfortunately, vdr does not seem to work with inputlirc.  It would be nice to
get lirc to function properly when accessing /dev/input/eventX when using a
hauppauge remote and ir sensor.  When I build lirc, I configure it with


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