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


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  • From: dustyp at zworg.com (dusty paulson)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] LCDd: error: huh? Too much data received... quiet down!
  • Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2010 06:55:58 -0800

Hmm, I tried the latest CVS build and the display still froze. This
time, though, I didn't get the quiet down error, and lcdproc was still
running. But my display was filled completely with black squares.

Markus Dolze <bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de> wrote:
>
> 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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> >
>

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