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[Lcdproc] Patches for iMON LCD (for example in Antec Fusion Black)


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  • From: rbu at gentoo.org (Robert Buchholz)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Patches for iMON LCD (for example in Antec Fusion Black)
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 18:39:02 +0200

On Sunday 27 January 2008, Dean Harding wrote:
> Robert Buchholz wrote:
> > On Saturday 08 September 2007, Dean Harding wrote:
> > I have some user request for inclusion of the driver in Gentoo, but
> > I'd like to see it included in upstream CVS first. The only
> > concerns right now with your patch are the missing documentation.
> > Can you update your patch so Peter would consider committing it?
> > Besides that, what is the status of it (open issues, TODOs)?
> >
> > Just for all others, the most current version I found is here:
> > http://codeka.com/blogs/imon/lcdproc-0.5.2-imonlcd-0.3.patch
>
> I've set up some forums on my site (http://codeka.com/forums/) where
> you can post questions, etc.
>
> As for open issues, the main one is support for non-ASCII characters.
> I've got glyphs for some characters, but the problem at the moment is
> encoding. I need to implement some method to specify the encoding of
> the incoming text and translate it to UTF-8 or something so I can
> choose the correct glyph.
>
> Other than that, some people are reporting issues with stability
> (though I have a feeling it may be hardware related -- it's not
> exactly high quality) which I'm also working on. One of the things
> I'm thinking of doing is making the "RENDER_FREQ" parameter, which is
> currently #defined in server/main.h to 8, a configurable parameter.
> The reason is that the iMON LCD is very heavy on the USB, and it
> artificially raises the system's load because of all the data that is
> written to it. Setting RENDER_FREQ to 1 seems to help, so that was
> something else I wanted to do.

Any progress on your work?


> But in any case, if you direct your users to
> http://codeka.com/forums/, I'll be more than happy to help out with
> anything.

We are now shipping the imon patch in Gentoo, and I wonder if it'll be
included in CVS HEAD. Peter?


-R.
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