its better to always use directly the
device because the event interface could change the next time you plug it
or when using another new input device.
The get the remote work you need to apply the attached patch.
Also attached you find a lirc config which works fine here.
On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 10:35:49 +0200
Lutz Lacher wrote:
> Hi Tobias,
> > So, sticks IR receiver is reported as /class/input/input21 and you are
> > trying to use irrecord on /dev/input/event9? Does not fit together, you
> > should try irrecord on /dev/input/input21 instead! (just my personal
> > opinion ;)
> i don't have an /dev/input/input21, and if i understood the web page
> correctly, it's always the same device. It says:
> But Linux systems runing recent udev will automatically create
> names, a nicer and automatic way of providing a stable input event name:
> ls -l /dev/input/by-path on my system
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 2008-06-22 09:56 pci-2-1--event-ir -> ../event9
> which disappears if i plug out the stick and reappears if i plug it in
> eg. now it's reported as:
> kernel: input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as
> Best regards, Lutz
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