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[Lcdproc] Shuttle XPC M1000 VFD


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  • From: bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de (Markus Dolze)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Shuttle XPC M1000 VFD
  • Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2010 11:16:25 +0100

On 31.01.2010 00:14, David wrote:
> Solved! The vendor ID of the VFD reported by lsusb on my M1000 did not
> match what was defined in the driver.
> Simply changing #define SHUTTLE_VFD_VENDOR_ID from 0x051c to 0x1308 in
> server/drivers/shuttleVFD.h and recompiling did the trick. LCDd now
> recognizes the VFD and runs fine.
>
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:48 PM, David <eldavidillo at hotmail.com
> <mailto:eldavidillo at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>
> I'm trying to set up lcdproc to handle the VFD on the front of a
> Shuttle XPC M1000 box.
> AFAIK it should be supported by the shuttleVFD driver so I
> compiled lcdproc with --enable-drivers=shuttleVFD, no problem there.
> However when I try to run LCDd I get:
>
> shuttleVFD: unable to find Shuttle VFD
> Driver [shuttleVFD] init failed, return code -1
> Could not load driver shuttleVFD
> There is no output driver
> Critical error while initializing, abort.
>
> Any pointers?
>
>
Hi,

thanks for pointing this out. I found that the driver originally
supported this device. Later support for newer models was added and the
Vendor ID for the old devices got lost.

I will fix this, although may take a while.

Regards,
Markus




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