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[Lcdproc] LCDd: error: huh? Too much data received... quiet down!


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  • From: bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de (Markus Dolze)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] LCDd: error: huh? Too much data received... quiet down!
  • Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2010 08:31:35 +0100

Hello,

if you use the latest CVS build, no delay is necessary.

Otherwise the delay is given in 10ms. I would start with 'delay=1',
because the delay will slow down lcdproc client as a whole. You can
easily try with '-e 1' command line option.

Regards,
Markus

On 05.12.2010 02:17, dusty paulson wrote:
> I will try a newer version. What would be a good number to try delay
> on?
>
> Markus Dolze <bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de> wrote:
>> On 04.12.2010 17:50, dusty paulson wrote:
>>> I'm using the CwLnx driver for a model 12232 20x4 screen.
>>>
>>> I'm running lcdproc 0.5.3. Whenever I run lcdproc for a period of
>>> time(could be 10 minutes or an hour) I get this error in my syslog:
>>> LCDd: error: huh? Too much data received... quiet down!
>>>
>>> And my screen has locked up. Lcdproc shutsdown and LCDd locks up.
>>>
>>> I've been playing around with setting and I can't seem to fix this
>>> issue. I've tried changing the transmission speed, the time each screen
>>> shows on the screen, even the title scrolling speed. nothing seems to
>>> help.
>>>
>>> If I run LCDd and lcdexec only, it will run for days. Also it seems
>>> like if I run LCDd and lcdproc and have it sit on the clock screen only
>>> it will run for days without it freezing. What is the deal? Is there a
>>> fix for this?
>>>
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>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> this behaviour is known and a little bit on purpose in LCDproc 0.5.3. It
>> happens if you run LCDd on large displays with quickly changing screens
>> of lcdproc (like the 'G' screen). This happening on 20x4 is very rare.
>>
>> LCDd's input processing has been improved since 0.5.3, so you may try
>> the latest version from CVS. If you need to stick to 0.5.3 you may try
>> to set 'delay' option in lcdproc.conf (NOT in LCDd.conf).
>>
>> Regards
>> Markus
>>
>>
>
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