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[Lcdproc] hd44780 raspberry Pi 2


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  • From: ethan.dicks at gmail.com (Ethan Dicks)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] hd44780 raspberry Pi 2
  • Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 17:34:02 -0400

On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 5:28 PM, T ed Ozolins <ted1 at telus.net> wrote:
> ... trying to get lcdproc working on a rpi 2, viewing the logs I
> noticed that "raspberrypi LCDd: check_board_rev: This board is not
> recognized as a Raspberry Pi!"
>
> Looking at hd44780-rpi.c it is looking for "BCM2708" yet the newer pi 2 uses
> "BCM2836"...

With 3 processor types in play now (Raspberry Pi 3, Raspberry Pi 2,
everything else) and a couple of GPIO header changes over the past 4
years, this entire mechanism sounds ripe for updating and expanding.

-ethan




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