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[lcdproc] Flicker problem with LCDd

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  • From: dwholt AT (David Holt)
  • Subject: [lcdproc] Flicker problem with LCDd
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2000 12:14:52 -0500

I am new ,and i have a Crystalfontz display, and it flickers bad, how do i
stop this and also, how do i edit the file i want to show the display slower
and different.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Glaude"
<dglaude AT>
<tinic AT>;

<lcdproc AT>
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 1:29 AM
Subject: RE: [lcdproc] Flicker problem with LCDd

> Hello,
> Maybe I should get more involved in developpement again...
> But it seems to me that this flicking BigNum problem is already and old
> stuff.
> And the solution was already given on the mailing list.
> I might be wrong because my memory fail frequently. ;-)
> But why those change are not introduce and a v0.4-pre10 created.
> I am quite sure a lot of patch, not applyed, do exist.
> I am thinking about I2C for MatrixOrbital, LIRC 2nd incarnation, IRMAN
> native support(?), ...
> David GLAUDE
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> tinic AT
> [mailto:tinic AT]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 7:57 AM
> To:
> lcdproc AT
> Subject: Re: [lcdproc] Flicker problem with LCDd
> On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 07:30:54PM -0700, James Van't Slot wrote:
> > I just installed LCDproc and when I fire up the server (v0.4-pre9) I get
> > a terrible flicker problem with the text.
> Cause is a problem with the framebuffer usage. Big Numbers and
> the framebuffer do not mix. What happens is that the LCD displays
> the big numbers and right afterwards the current framebuffer is
> drawn. Since its empty, it erases the LCD.
> Solution is simple: Implement big numbers using the framebuffer.
> I attached the two modified functions which need to be replaced
> in server/drivers/MtxOrb.c. The numbers look a bit different,
> personally I prefer them.
> greets
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