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[Lcdproc] LCD on Dell Poweredge servers

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  • From: kripton at (Jannis Achstetter)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] LCD on Dell Poweredge servers
  • Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2010 00:56:17 +0100

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Am 10.12.2010 08:49, schrieb Jannis Achstetter:
> Hello Brian,
> Am 09.12.2010 22:59, schrieb Brian Wallen:
>> I've been searching around and can't find any info about this. I have a
>> Dell Poweredge 2850 which has a little LCD screen on it. By default it
>> says Dell on it and custom text can be set in the bios. Does LCDProc
>> support it?
> I have a Dell PowerEdge 2800 here, which also has a display (5x2
> characters). Though I didn't really try, I don't think that your OS (or
> any program started from the OS) can talk to the LCD. I didn't found out
> how. Nevertheless, it looks like a HD44780-compatible controller is used
> since it initialises the first line with black squares and the last row
> empty.
> Maybe I will open my server again and see where the wires lead but don't
> think there is much hope.
> And 5x2 is a little small in my opinion :D

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