Subject: Re: Use of remote crontroller
To: Joel CARNAT <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2007 09:45:33
On Apr 24, 2007, at 3:45 AM, Joel CARNAT wrote:

> Hello,
> I have bought a Keyspan Express Remote for my Mac and tried to plug  
> it on
> my /i386 laptop (4.0_BETA2)... just to see :) Dmesg said:
>  ugen2 at uhub5 port 2
>  ugen2: Keyspan USB-Ir, rev 1.10/44.04, addr 6
> As I understand this message, that means NetBSD recognised it but  
> couldn't
> attach it. Is it possible to have that remote controller recognised by
> NetBSD and use it with XFree86 and freevo (for exemple) ? Or is the
> hardware support not there (yet) ?

Note that the Mac OS X driver for this device uses a userland helper  
program to translate the Keyspan-specific code that come from the IR  
receiver into keystrokes that are then sent to applications.

-- thorpej