Thank you Christoph, I just upped eps to 35 from 30 and that did the trick. I left aeps alone.

And david, yes, restarting lircd was all it took for the changes to take effect.

On 2/8/07, David Fishburn <> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of
> Christoph Bartelmus
> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 3:11 AM
> To:
> Subject: [lirc] Re: Poor performance with 0.8.1
> Hi!
> Graeme McClinton "" wrote:
> [...]
> > You may remember my struggle upgrading from lirc 0.7.1 to 0.8.1
> >
> > I now have 0.8.1 working with a USB-UIRT and an HP MCE
> remote. However
> > it does not work very well. I have to wave the remote about with a
> > button pressed to get lirc to receive a code. When I was
> using 0.7.1 I
> > was in UIR mode, and lirc received codes very well, usually
> on the first button press.
> >
> > What is likely to be wrong here?
> Try increasing eps/aeps in the config file.
> A lircd debug log will show at which stage decoding fails.

I believe I am having a similar issue.

My values are set to:
  eps            30
  aeps          100

Which I assume are the defaults.  I checked the documentation link at but these values are not documented there.

What would you consider an reasonable increase?  I am not sure the units we
are dealing with or what these options do.

Should I boost it to 40/110 and increment by 10 each time?

After a change like this, is simply doing:
/etc/init.d/lirc restart

Enough for the changes to be reflected?


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