Subject: Re: Use of remote crontroller
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Joel CARNAT <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2007 21:07:40
> 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.

does this mean "no app, no hardware support" ?