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[Lcdproc] lcdproc v0.5.3 - ConnectionType=ftdi [[ Segmentation fault ]]

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  • From: santanu at (Santanu Das)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] lcdproc v0.5.3 - ConnectionType=ftdi [[ Segmentation fault ]]
  • Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 02:28:37 +0100

Hi Markus,
> Hello Santanu,
> please note that the hd44780 FTDI connection type is for use with FT2232 or
> FT245 FIFO chips and requires special wiring.

From the various source of reading, it does look like the display/IR is
based on FTDI FT232R USB to serial chip. What kind of "special wiring"
you are talking about? Although I connect the display directly to a
internal USB header; is it possible that the "wiring" is done internally?


> Unless you know that your MPlay device makes use of these, the hd44780 ftdi
> connection is probably not what you are looking for.
> You may try hd44780's 'mplay' connection type instead.
> See for
> more information.
> Regards
> Markus

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