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[Lcdproc] {Disarmed} LCDProc + PicoLCD


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  • From: trivex at gmail.com (Larry Gadea)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] {Disarmed} LCDProc + PicoLCD
  • Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 15:35:45 -0500

Thanks everyone, this did it!
Please consider making an official release with this built in. :)

-- Larry.

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Jan Ekholm <jan.ekholm at smultron.net>
wrote:

>
> 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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