[mythtv-users] VFD Display
markb at pilgrim.com
Mon Mar 26 04:23:42 UTC 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Brian Foddy
> Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 12:15 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] VFD Display
> On Sunday 25 March 2007 11:10 pm, Mark Bell wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> > > bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Brian Foddy
> > > Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 12:05 AM
> > > To: Discussion about mythtv
> > > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] VFD Display
> > >
> > > On Friday 23 March 2007 06:45 pm, Mark Bell wrote:
> > > > Anyone get a VFD display working correctly in Mythtv
> > > > I have an Antec Fusion case and followed the How to.
> > > > I can get it to display an echo command but it will not display
> > > > thing in myth
> > > > I can't get the driver to load at boot it keeps trying to load
> > > > curses driver even after I edit the LCDd file to load imon
> > >
> > > Just set it up on that case yesterday. Sounds like its using
> > > config file. I had problems getting the kernel module and driver
> > > all in sync with each other, and some parts didn't work with
> > > 2007, but a little manual compiling and copying and I got them all
> > > going, and have mythlcdserver working.
> > >
> > > Brian
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> > [Mark Bell]
> > [Mark Bell]
> > I had it working yesterday don't have a clue as to how. But then had
> > some other major issues and decided to just reinstall Mythdora. No
> > deal I thought. Well.. Now I can't get the Imon_vfd compiled for
> > install.
> > Did you install the stand alone VFD driver?
> > I found this post but it has not helped me
> > 6e41d80
> No the standalone driver seems to be very old and not working for
> non-devfs kernels. Use the LIRC package and compile lirc_imon.
> Even if you don't use that lirc compile (my Mandriva came with it
> it will give you the kernel modules, you need lirc_dev and lirc_imon.
I have lirc_imon installed I believe this came with the LCDproc-0.5.1 or
LIRC .08 I have no idea I think I am loosing my mind with this
Below is what I get at boot
*Starting Service LCDd: imon: Error opening /dev/lcd0 (no such file or
*Imon: Did you load the iMon VFD kernel Module?
*Driver [imon] init failed, return code <0
*Could not load driver imon
*There is no output driver
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