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[Lcdproc] Re: lcdproc-0.5.1 and serialized HD44780 on k-data wake-up 2.0 module


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  • From: lcdproc AT jepsennet.de (Frank Jepsen)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Re: lcdproc-0.5.1 and serialized HD44780 on k-data wake-up 2.0 module
  • Date: Wed Jan 31 16:39:01 2007

Hello Matteo,

>> I proposed to switch the VDR-Wakup timeout in the firmware up to 10 sec
>> to put it high above the Waittime default value of 5. After all it is
>> only a fallback when something went wrong with the PC. In normal case
>> the vdr-wakeup should get the end code 0xCF send. Then this problem with
>> backlight being turned of would be no more.
>>
>> I think this way is the easiest way to do it.
>>
>
> You're right, but the smartest is the keep-alive message. ;-)
> It's just my humble opinion, feel free to correct me.
>
> But, as a temporary workaround it is perfect!
>


I thought it would be the easiest way to let Waittime do the job. I
understood that this value does make sure that the display gets updated
every 5 seconds. Or what is the purpuse of this value?

Bye
Frank




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