Newer versions of this remote don’t work out of the box. As long as the evdev module is loaded, a remote that is recogniced as hid device will be treated as a usb keyboard and this means that you can avoid using lirc. This has the side-effect of disabling key repeats for the remote entirely. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: This page has been accessed 47, times. The card is generally stable for dual tuner reception and remote control function with Firmware 1.

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Also, you need linux-firmware-nonfree. Next was to get the remote working. You will need the dvb-usb-dib LIRC will use it without needing a special kernel module. You may want to disable the remote control sensor if you are using another one and want to avoid error messages in the logs:. The faulty usbhid driver is now disabled.

No repeats and a single character appearing for each remote key press. The current tuner I have is a Gigabyte U which serves me fine except for the fact that the remote does not work. It is possible to install latest LinuxTV.


Views Read View source View history. Do linux key mappings, this has the same disadvantage as the first option. It does not work since wrong hardware profile. This page was last modified on 6 Novemberat While they are recognized when pressing a key it repeats until another key is pressed – which makes this remote unusable.

You may have noticed from the install messages that a HID device was created when the Leadtek was installed.

Installing a Leadtek DTV Dongle Gold USB Tuner

This page has been accessed 47, times. But there is still the problem of the key repeats for it, so that each keypress will be repeated twice.

Insert the modules by doing the following, if the current ones are loaded you will need to unload them first insmod dvb-core. Please check first from that list of devices if I have it already. Changes were made to the remote control drivers on November 16, to correct the repeat key problem. I chose not to do this and just inserted the modules from the build directory — v4l. Add values to turn on multiple debugging categories.


Possible regression of a driver bug raised against Ubuntu running 2. To install the driver you will need your kernel headers and ljnux installed, kernel headers and mercurial can be installed under Ubuntu by running:. Go,d default on Ubuntu 8. But Linux systems running recent udev will automatically create non-varying names, a nicer and automatic way of providing a stable input event name:.

There is also an af in there somewhere. Newer versions of this remote don’t work out of the box.

Big thanks to Malcolm Priestley! Users may wish to continue to use 1. This has the side-effect of disabling key repeats for the remote entirely.

A bit of searching showed that usbhid has a quirks mechanism where you can disable usbhid for specified USB Vendor Id. Email required Address never made public. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This can be done by changing the bootloader.