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

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  • From: peter AT (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
and play aound with the options in the LCDd.conf file for the CFontz

Hope it helps

Peter Marschall
peter AT

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