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[Lcdproc] Newb with install troubles.


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  • From: slugplayer AT free.fr (david)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Newb with install troubles.
  • Date: Sat Aug 12 20:48:01 2006

check in the LCDd.conf file this line :
DriverPath=server/drivers/
Replace this path to the correct value

or launch LCDd from LCDd source path (I actually use this solution( I
have same problem with curse module))

"make install" seems to not install modules.



David.

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On Sat, 2006-08-12 at 15:47 -0400, Joey French wrote:
> Hello all, new to the list. I am using a newly wired HD44780 4X20 lcd
> on my Kubuntu 6.06 box. I have tried many approaches to get this up
> and running. The display is showing all black boxes on first and third
> line, all indicators are that the display is wired correctly.
>
> Install method 1:
> $sudo apt-get install lcdproc
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> lcdproc
> 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B/146kB of archives.
> After unpacking 410kB of additional disk space will be used.
> Selecting previously deselected package lcdproc.
> (Reading database ... 154736 files and directories currently
> installed.)
> Unpacking lcdproc (from .../lcdproc_0.4.5-1_i386.deb) ...
> Setting up lcdproc (0.4.5-1) ...
> Starting LCDd CVS-stable-0-4-3-20020127: LCDd.
>
> So far, so good. Then,
> $LCDd -d hd44780
> LCDd 0.5.0, LCDproc Protocol 0.3
> Part of LCDproc
> Copyright (C) 1998-2006 William Ferrell, Scott Scriven
> and many other contributors
>
> This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
> as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
> of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
>
> This program is distributed in the hope that it will be
> useful,
> but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> GNU General Public License for more details.
>
> The file COPYING contains the GNU General Public License.
> You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public
> License
> along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA
> 02111-1307, USA.
>
> Could not open driver module hd44780.so: hd44780.so: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory
> Driver [hd44780] binding failed
> Could not load driver hd44780
> There is no output driver
> Critical error while initializing, abort.
>
> So, I check /etc/LCDd.conf, and uncomment the hd44780 section.
> [server]
> # Server section with all kinds of settings for the LCDd
> server
>
> #Driver=none
> #Driver=curses
> Driver=HD44780
> #Driver=lcdm001
> #Driver=MtxOrb
> #Driver=CFontz
> #Driver=CwLnx
> #Driver=Wirz-sli
> #Driver=SGX120
>
> ...And tried it again...
> Could not open driver module hd44780.so: hd44780.so : cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory
> Driver [hd44780] binding failed
> Could not load driver hd44780
> There is no output driver
> Critical error while initializing, abort.
>
> So, I uninstalled the repository version and downloaded the version
> from the lcdproc site.
> $sudo apt-get remove lcdproc
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
> lcdproc
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 410kB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
> (Reading database ... 154752 files and directories currently
> installed.)
> Removing lcdproc ...
> Stopping LCDd CVS-stable-0-4-3-20020127: LCDd.
> Downloaded the tar.gz,
> ./configure --enable drivers=all
>
> as well as
> $./configure --enable drivers=curses,hd44780
>
> then
> $make
> $sudo make install
>
> and moved the LCDd.conf file to /etc
> $sudo mv LCDd.conf /etc/
>
> and edited the file to set up hd44780
> ## Server section with all kinds of settings for the LCDd
> server ##
> [server]
>
> # Tells the server to load the given drivers. Multiple lines
> can be given.
> # The name of the driver is exactly the same as the name of
> the driver
> # module that is to be loaded, including the case of the
> letters !
> # (That is: unless a file= option is given in the driver
> section)
> #Driver=CFontzPacket
> Driver=hd44780
> #Driver=IOWarrior
> #Driver=MtxOrb
> #Driver=CFontz633
> #Driver=CwLnx
> #Driver=glcdlib
> #Driver=imon
> #Driver=NoritakeVFD
> #Driver=serialVFD
>
> I saw in the readme to start the server like this, so:
> $ server/LCDd -c /etc/LCDd.conf
> $
>
> and then try it again...
> $ LCDd -d hd44780
> $
> ..so that looks like it worked at least, but nothing on the screen. So
> I try some others:
> $ lcdproc C M T
> Error connecting to LCD server localhost on port 13666.
> Check to see that the server is running and operating
> normally.
> $
>
> So, I have googled and searched gmane for help, but I have no idea
> what to do now. I have done all of these steps in various orders many
> times, and no joy. What am I doing wrong?
> Thanks for the help,
> Joey French
>
>
>
>





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