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[Lcdproc] What's the state of the picolcd driver?

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  • From: npavel at (Nicu Pavel)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] What's the state of the picolcd driver?
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 10:30:49 +0200

Hi Ethan,

I think the new picoLCD driver is in CVS, the "nightly" tarball is a
little outdated.

I will have to do some modifications on current picoLCD drivers from
Peter suggestions, and I will also add another display that should come
up (a graphical 256x64 LCD)

> Hi, All,
> I've been catching up on development stuff and have the 20x4
> "sideshow" picoLCD working with the "driver" tarball from
> <> on my SUSE laptop. I checked the
> latest LCDproc nightly tarball and _that_ picoLCD driver (i.e., the
> one from the CVS tree) is the older picolcd.c that only supports the
> "mini-box" 20x2 display.
> I have fixed the 19-vs-20-char issue in picolcd.c from as
> I described a few weeks ago on the list. I'd love to submit a patch,
> but I don't know what to submit against. Has someone already
> submitted the "new" picoLCD driver that supports both displays? Are
> we just waiting for the submission queue to catch up? I'm happy to
> continue to test and submit patches, but I think the base driver needs
> to catch up first.
> In the meantime, I'll probably submit another debugging/diagnostic
> client or two, the ones I've written to help me find bugs in my own
> work - one for bargraphs, one for bignums.
> Thanks,
> -ethan
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