On Sun, 2012-06-17 at 23:28 +0200, Michael Schmitt wrote:
> Am 16.06.2012 18:44, schrieb Ben Hutchings:
> > On Sat, 2012-06-16 at 16:26 +0200, Michael Schmitt wrote:
> >> Package: linux-2.6
> >> Version: 3.4.1-1~experimental.1
> >> Severity: normal
> >> Dear Maintainers,
> >> with the current kernel from experimental only every second keypress is
> >> recognized on my ir remote control. Reboot to kernel 3.2 from sid, all back to
> >> normal.
> >> I have no idea how the kernel could be responsible there... ok, a weird bug in
> >> the responsible kernel module for the remote, but somehow I doubt that.
> >> If you need any lirc configs or logfiles give me a note, as right now I don't
> >> think my lirc config does help much here.
> > It looks like you're using the mceusb driver, which hasn't been changed
> > between these versions. So this is presumably due to a change in the
> > core remote control code.
> > Could you test the attached patch, following the instructions at
> > <http://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ch-common-tasks.html#s-common-official>?
> > Ben.
> Apparently it did not help :/ Sorry that it took a bit longer to respond
> back... it took quite a while to compile the kernel on that box... as I
> did not have the mood to see how to crosscompile on a faster amd64 box
> (remote controlled box is i386). So I had to wait for a moment where I
> don't need that box for a longer time (took the whole afternoon to
> Any more ideas?
Could you test Linux 3.3 from
That would help to work out when the bug was introduced.
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