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[lcdproc] LCDProc on PS2 / USB ?

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  • From: chris AT (Chris R.)
  • Subject: [lcdproc] LCDProc on PS2 / USB ?
  • Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2000 16:31:34 +0800

As there are so many 'adaptors' for PS2 to serial ports (for mice) I figured
the wiring is pretty similar, its just the arrangement that is different. So,
you take a bare-bones LCD and make a direct connection from it to the PS2 port
pins on the motherboard, then it should work just as though it were a serial

Chris R.

"William W. Ferrell" wrote:

> * Chris R.
> (chris AT's
> mailer blew these chunks:
> > Hi,
> > I am wondering if there are any plans to port LCDProc to run via PS2 / USB
> > connections?
> > If not, would anyone out there be willing to attempt this feat for payment
> > (code of course going back into the 'pot')?
> >
> > The intended target platform is FreeBSD 3.xx / 4.xx and the purpose is to
> > keep the LCD wiring fully within an ATX case i.e., not having to go
> > outside
> > to use the external com port connections.
> Well, the rewrite of LCDproc (v0.5-to-be) should make drivers a bit
> easier to implement. Although honestly there's probably not much
> stopping someone from building a driver for v0.4-pre9.
> The other question is whether there's any LCDs that can attach to a USB
> hub or a PS/2 connection... I haven't heard of any of these, but I
> probably missed something :)
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