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[Lcdproc] HD44780 And Freebsd


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  • From: robijn AT natlab.research.philips.com (Joris Robijn)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] HD44780 And Freebsd
  • Date: Thu Oct 3 07:35:01 2002

On 2 Oct 2002 at 19:01, Mark Gill wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 02 '02 at 18:04, Fredrik Nordanmyr wrote:
> > Now i just got a HD44780 40x4 and want to connect it to my FreeBSD
> > server. I compiled everything fine and with no error. But when i try
> > to start LCDd i get an error message, saying " Bus error sudo
> > ./LCDd -c /etc/LCDd.conf (core dumped)" Does anyone have any ideas
> > ??
>
> Actually, yes. I was stepping through the source at the weekend, and
> found that the core dump can be averted on FreeBSD by applying the
> following patch to /server/drivers/port.h (0.4.3 source):
>
> 144c144
> < outb(val,port);
> ---
> > outb(port,val);
>
> That gets LCDd up and running in hd44780 mode, but there seem to be a
> number of issues with the LCDproc client too.

Ah excelent! Is there anyone with LCDproc cvs access, a HD44780
AND FreeBSD that can work on this?

Joris
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