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[Lcdproc] ppdev & HD44780-winamp

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  • From: Luis.F.Correia AT (Luis.F.Correia)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] ppdev & HD44780-winamp
  • Date: Tue Jul 27 08:59:01 2004

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> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 10:58 PM
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> Subject: [Lcdproc] ppdev & HD44780-winamp
> Greetings,
> I am wondering if anyone has tried modifying the
> HD44780-winamp driver to
> use ppdev (/dev/parport device) instead of direct port access.
> I would really like to get this working since the setup I'm
> using blocks
> direct port access via Grsecurity (enabled in the kernel) for a more
> secure system.
> Any info or examples of this would be greatly appreciated. I
> have read the
> "parportbook" doc on the subject, however I am still
> struggling since I'm
> not the greatest C programmer.
> I am using LCDproc-0.4.5 on a LEAF Bering-uClibc 2.2b5 box.

You can try to use LCD4Linux which is already packaged for Bering-uClibc.
Check our homepage.

Luis Correia
Bering uClibc Team Member

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