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[Lcdproc] problems with 0.5.3 and BWCT USB LCD


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  • From: pcfe at unix-ag.uni-kl.de (Patrick C. F. Ernzer)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] problems with 0.5.3 and BWCT USB LCD
  • Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 01:03:02 +0200

Hello,

sorry to bump this, but I am still stumped. Any hints appreciated.

PCFE

On Tue, 11 Aug 2009 16:08:45 +0300
"Patrick C. F. Ernzer" <pcfe at unix-ag.uni-kl.de> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> while 0.5.2 works just fine on my box, 0.5.3 is giving me trouble.
>
> # LCDd -f -r 5 -s 0
> LCDd version 0.5.3 starting
> Built on Jul 26 2009, protocol version 0.3, API version 0.5
> Using Configuration File: /etc/sysconfig/lcdproc/LCDd.conf
> Set report level to 5, output to stderr
> LCDd 0.5.3, LCDproc Protocol 0.3
> Part of the LCDproc suite
> Copyright (C) 1998-2009 William Ferrell, Scott Scriven
> and many other contributors
>
> This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
> as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
> of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
>
> This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
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>
> You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
> 02110-1301, USA.
>
> Server running in foreground
> Listening for queries on 127.0.0.1:13666
> screenlist_init()
> driver_load(name="joy", filename="/usr/lib/lcdproc/joy.so")
> joy: using Device /dev/input/js0
> joy: Joystick (Gravis GamePad Pro USB ) has 2 axes and 10 buttons.
> Driver version is 2.1.0 joy: map Button1 to Escape
> joy: map Button2 to Down
> joy: map Button3 to Enter
> joy: map Button4 to Up
> joy: map Button5 to Left
> joy: map Button6 to Right
> joy: map Button7 to Left
> joy: map Button8 to Right
> joy: init() done
> driver_load(name="hd44780", filename="/usr/lib/lcdproc/hd44780.so")
> HD44780: using ConnectionType: bwctusb
> hd44780: Using hd44780_default charmap
> hd_init_bwct_usb: interface may be claimed by kernel driver,
> attempting to detach it hd_init_bwct_usb: unable to re-claim
> interface: No route to host Driver [hd44780] init failed, return code
> -1 Module /usr/lib/lcdproc/hd44780.so could not be loaded
> Could not load driver hd44780
> There is no output driver
> Critical error while initializing, abort.
>
>
> What else is needed to debug this?
>
> Before installing 0.5.3 (from RPM), I stopped the LCDd cleanly and
> with LCDd stopped, /proc/bus/usb/devices shows me Driver=(none)
> As such I'm not quite sure how to determine why 0.5.3 thinks the
> interface is claimed and what to do about it.
>
> FWIW: system is Fedora 11 i386
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Patrick
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  • [Lcdproc] problems with 0.5.3 and BWCT USB LCD, Patrick C. F. Ernzer, 11/06/2009

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