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[Lcdproc] LCDproc-0.5.0 with CFontz driver baud rate issue?


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  • From: peter AT adpm.de (Peter Marschall)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] LCDproc-0.5.0 with CFontz driver baud rate issue?
  • Date: Sat Aug 12 16:24:02 2006

Hi Shane,

On Saturday, 12. August 2006 02:09, Shane wrote:
> I have installed LCDproc-0.5.0 on Fedora Core 5. I have a CrystalFontz
> CFA-632 serial 16x2 lcd. With LCDd.conf speed set to 19200 I see the
> boot screen when LCDd is started then I can't seem to get anything to
> output to the screen. With the speed set to 9600 the boot screen shows
> and then a bunch of garbage constantly shows. I can't seem to figure out
> what I might be missing. If it is baud rate related, is there a way to
> find what the serial port is set at? I appreciate any help.

A lot of work has gone into the CFontz driver recently.
You may try the nightly tar ball from CVS which is available from
http://lcdproc.sourceforge.net/nightly/lcdproc-CVS-current.tar.gz
and play aound with the options in the LCDd.conf file for the CFontz
driver.

Hope it helps
Peter

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Peter Marschall
peter AT adpm.de




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