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Hi all,

I have an ATI remote Wonder
=> http://www.boro.fr/images/perso/ati_remote_wonder.png

I want to install xbmc live ( full install linux + xbmc ) on a computer.

After the first install ( Live 9.04.1 or Live 9.11-rc1 ) only the arrow keys of the remote are working fine.

On Live 9.04.1, if i follow the Iz- post ( http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=41688 ) the remote is working perfectly !

If i do the same change on Live 9.11-rc1 the remote doesn't work...

I have try many things like copying several files ( .conf, .xml, ... ) from Live 9.04.1 to Live 9.11-rc1 without succes...

I'm a Windows specialist but a real noob on linux so i request for your help.

I don't understand if the problem come from Ubuntu ( lirc ) setup or xbmc setup ... nut the remote react like the keyboard

If i use irw i can't see any remote information but if i press :

0 -> 0
9 -> 9
left -> ^[[D
right -> ^[[C
up -> ^[[A
Down -> ^[[B
a -> a
b -> b
c -> c
d -> d
e -> e
f -> f
play / stop, rewind, forward ... -> ^@
ok -> nothing

Thank you for your help and sorry for my english ( i'm french )
After checking the xbmc.log i can find this :

10:07:33 T:3079436176 M:2033328128 INFO: LIRC Initialize: connect failed: No such file or directory
10:07:33 T:3079436176 M:2033328128 DEBUG: Failed to connect to LIRC. Retry in 10s.

And in daemon.log :

Dec 23 10:08:24 XBMCLive lircd-0.8.6[1594]: lircd(default) ready, using /var/run/lirc/lircd
Dec 23 10:10:33 XBMCLive lircd-0.8.6[1594]: accepted new client on /var/run/lirc/lircd
Dec 23 10:10:33 XBMCLive lircd-0.8.6[1594]: could not get file information for /dev/lirc
Dec 23 10:10:33 XBMCLive lircd-0.8.6[1594]: default_init(): No such file or directory
Dec 23 10:10:33 XBMCLive lircd-0.8.6[1594]: Failed to initialize hardware
Dec 23 10:10:50 XBMCLive lircd-0.8.6[1594]: removed client

So it seems that lirc doesn't work.

Can anybody tell me how to check or fix this ?
try this Thread
when is not going reply here
I finally solve my problem :

After XBMC Live 9.11-rc1 install open a console ( ctrl+alt+F1 )

Launch : sudo dpkg-reconfigure lirc

My choice:
-> ATI/NVidia/X10 RF Remote (userspace)
-> no Transmitter

After that you should have good /etc/lirc/hardware.conf and /etc/lirc/lircd.conf

Launch : IRW

Press some remote button and you should have some info like remote name ( ( ati_remote_wonder_rf in my case )

If needed you can restart LIRC : sudo /etc/init.d/lirc restart

Open the file /etc/lirc/hardware.conf to find the file that LIRC use for your remote ( /usr/share/lirc/remotes/atiusb/lircd.conf.atilibusb in my case )

Open this file and find your remote ( ati_remote_wonder_rf in my case ) you should have something like that :

begin remote

  name ati_remote_wonder_rf
  bits           40
  eps            30
  aeps          100

  one             0     0
  zero            0     0
  gap            235966
  toggle_bit      0

      begin codes
          0                        0x14DC170000
          1                        0x14D20D0000
          2                        0x14D30E0000
          3                        0x14D40F0000
          4                        0x14D5100000
          5                        0x14D6110000
          6                        0x14D7120000
          7                        0x14D8130000
      end codes

end remote

Now you just have to open /usr/share/xbmc/system/Lircmap.xml and add a section for your remote like this :

    <remote device="ati_remote_wonder_rf">

It's done