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[Lcdproc] CF634 Problems


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  • From: bigwavedave AT gmail.com (Big Wave Dave)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] CF634 Problems
  • Date: Sun Feb 25 08:56:02 2007

On 2/23/07, Peter Marschall
<peter AT adpm.de>
wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thursday, 22. February 2007 20:13, Wilhelm Eger wrote:
> > Using a current CVS snapshot results in the same.
>
> On Thursday, 22. February 2007 20:03, Wilhelm Eger wrote:
> > Firmware version is:
> > KD204-634v2.0i19.2kb
>
> On Thursday, 22. February 2007 19:37, Wilhelm Eger wrote:
> > I've got my USB CF634 over a month now and it doesn't run properly.
> > There are some issues:
> >
> > + 632_634_linux show only line3 and line4
> AFAIK this program is not part of LCDproc.
>
> > + I can't set backlight status via telnet localhost
> > 13666/hello/backlight on/off
>
> There was an error in the backlight code assuming a range
> of [0, 255] while only [0,100] is allowed.
>
> > + mythtv seems to can handle backlight status once (either its on
> > forever or its off forever)
>
> > + New firmware doesn't show te heartbeat symbol but a c with an upside ^
> > in top
> The error was in a wrong conversion from dec. to hex:
> 128 is 0x80 and not 0xF0 ;-)
>
> > + Old firmware displays wrong german umlauts and }}}} as progrss bars
> > but right heartbeat symbol
> >
> > Im using a recent Gentoo with 2.6.20 usbserial and ftdi_sio as modules
> > compiled and lcdproc 0.5.1 version.
>
> The two changes have been committed to CVS.
> Please try with the updated version of CFontz.c (either directly
> from CVS or from tonights/tomorrow's nightly tar ball) and report
> back.
>
> Hope it helps
> Peter
>

I just tried the CVS with my CFontz 632 and the progress bar problem
is resolved. Thanks!
I did have to adjust my contrast and brightness, as the scale has
changed from 0.5.1. Overall it looks great! Thanks again!

Dave




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