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[Lcdproc] {Disarmed} LCDProc + PicoLCD


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  • From: jan.ekholm at smultron.net (Jan Ekholm)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] {Disarmed} LCDProc + PicoLCD
  • Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 17:34:41 +0200


I got the source package from:

http://www.mini-box.com/PicoLCD-4X20-Sideshow

which is a packaged CVS version. Worked ok for me.

On Thursday 06 November 2008 02:18:15 Nicu Pavel wrote:
> Hi Larry,
>
> The version that you have doesn't have the picoLCD20x4 driver. You will
> need to get the code from the CVS since picolcd 20x4 driver has been
> added on 2008-10 and the latest nightly tarball is from 2008-09.
>
> Nicu Pavel.
>
> > Hello.
> >
> > I have a 20x4 PicoLCD. I've been trying to get it to work on ubuntu 32
> > bit and am not having much luck.
> >
> > I have built it using --enable-drivers=picolcd. I noticed that i
> > needed libusb so downloaded that from sourceforge and built it using:
> > "./configure && make && make install". I then reran the lcdproc
> > ./configure with --enable-drivers=picolcd and the picolcd.so built
> > properly.
> >
> > When I try to run "./LCDd", i get the following:
> >
> > ----
> > LCDd version CVS-current-20080924 starting
> > Using Configuration File: /usr/local/etc/LCDd.conf
> > Listening for queries on *MailScanner warning: numerical links are
> > often malicious:* 127.0.0.1:13666 <http://127.0.0.1:13666>
> > picolcd: no device found
> > Driver [picolcd] init failed, return code < 0
> > Could not load driver picolcd
> > There is no output driver
> > Critical error while initializing, abort.
> > ----
> >
> > I'm sure the device is plugged into the USB port. Do i need to do
> > anything else when installing libusb? I'm not entirely sure what's wrong.
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > -- Larry.
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