[vdr] in-kernel lirc and devinput

Tony Houghton h at realh.co.uk
Wed Oct 17 23:05:11 CEST 2012

On Wed, 17 Oct 2012 21:21:41 +0300
Jouni Karvo <Jouni.Karvo at iki.fi> wrote:

> hi,
> earlier, I used to compile lirc separately, but nowadays there are lirc 
> modules in the kernel source, using /dev/input and IR keymaps. After 
> switching to these, it seems many of the buttons in the remote have 
> stopped working, as they are now interpreted as keyboard presses instead 
> of RC commands for lirc.
> Is there a howto-guide somewhere on how to set up VDR when using the new 
> in-kernel features?

I prefer inputlirc to the original lirc. If you configure it to start at
boot and grab the input device it should stop X or whatever from
interpreting it as key presses.

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