barryj321 at gmail
Mar 19, 2012, 3:40 AM
Post #8 of 15
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 7:34 AM, Nick Rout <nick.rout [at] gmail> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 2:50 AM, Mark Lord <mythtv [at] rtr> wrote:
> > On 12-01-13 04:22 PM, Saul A. Peebsen wrote:
> >> On Fri, 13 Jan 2012 09:35:30 -0500
> >> Mark Lord <mythtv [at] rtr> wrote:
> >>> ..and for anyone looking for a more conventional remote control
> >>> that is dead simple to setup in Mythtv (no LIRC!), I recommend
> >>> this particular $13 (delivered!) unit to my friends:
> >>> Contrary to the advertising, it is NOT a Win-MCE remote control,
> >>> but that's a "plus" in my books! :)
> >>> There is a "driver" for it in stock kernels, though it's pretty poor.
> >>> So I've written my own input (keyboard) driver for it,
> >>> and source code is available on request. Installation is very
> >>> very simple: "make install", no reboot required.
> >>> The driver is preconfigured with mythtv mappings for most keys.
> >> Most appreciated! I was in dire need of a remote that has more than 20
> >> buttons (my current one). Just ordered one.
> > This remote control continues to work well for us here
> > on five separate mythtv installations now.
> > I've updated the driver to now publish a /proc/sapphire entry
> > with information about the last button pressed and how long it
> > has been (seconds) since that event. This info is useful for
> > helping to decide whether or not to suspend an inactive front-end.
> > We've also now verified that this remote control's "Power" button
> > does indeed work as a "wake from suspend" button,
> > provided one first enables it in /proc/acpi/wakeup.
> > Latest driver at: http://rtr.ca/sapphire_remote/
> Hi Mark, I get the following when trying to make install on ubuntu 10.04
> nick [at] del:~/Downloads/sapphire-1.2$ sudo make install
> [sudo] password for nick:
> make kmod
> make: Entering directory `/home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2'
> make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` modules
> make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-33-generic'
> CC [M] /home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2/sapphire.o
> /home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2/sapphire.c: In function ‘sapphire_probe’:
> /home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2/sapphire.c:317: error: implicit
> declaration of function ‘hid_err’
> make: *** [/home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2/sapphire.o] Error 1
> make: *** [_module_/home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2] Error 2
> make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-33-generic'
> make: *** [kmod] Error 2
> make: Leaving directory `/home/nick/Downloads/sapphire-1.2'
> make: *** [sapphire.ko] Error 2
> Any ideas why? Do I need to install the kernel source or are the headers
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I have this remote but you dont need any driver. LIRC can handle this fine