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[Lcdproc] ppdev & HD44780-winamp


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  • From: admin AT purecom.com (admin)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] ppdev & HD44780-winamp
  • Date: Tue Jul 27 17:38:01 2004

> Sorry for the advertisement...
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: admin
> > [mailto:admin AT purecom.com]
> >
> > Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 10:58 PM
> > To:
> > lcdproc AT lists.omnipotent.net
> > 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

That would be OK, however I really need the keypad functionality of LCDproc.






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