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[Lcdproc] Release 0.5.1 ?

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  • From: peter AT (Peter Marschall)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Release 0.5.1 ?
  • Date: Tue Sep 19 14:27:02 2006


On Tuesday, 19. September 2006 10:30, Steve Hill wrote:
> I also have it working without problems under Fedora Core 4 with the write
> delay set to 50.

Thanks for the feedback !

> There is a bug with the keypad input handling in the CFontzPacket driver
> though:
> Since it does differential updates to the screen instead of refreshing
> the whole screen each render cycle, if nothing has changed on the screen
> it never sends a packet to the display (this happens if you have heartbeat
> turned off). The key-press packets are only read from the port while
> waiting for an ACK after sending a command to the display, so if the
> data in the frame buffer doesn't change it never looks for any key-press
> packets.
> I've worked around this by making it to send a "ping" command to the
> display on every render cycle. It's a bit of a kludge, but it works.

Do you mind to post the patch ?


Peter Marschall
peter AT

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