[mythtv-users] VFD Display
markb at pilgrim.com
Tue Mar 27 04:10:42 UTC 2007
> > Mark,
> > I'll try and remember all the steps I've completed, mindful that
> > my machine is a AMD X2, so I was buiding a 64 bit version... And
> > I won't say my technique is very easy, I had some problems myself.
> > I'm using Mandriva 2007 x86-64. upgraded kernel 188.8.131.52
> > Starting from lirc 0.8.1 tarball,
> > unpack it, skip the ./setup as it dies on Mandriva because "dialog"
> > coredumps.
> > Make sure /usr/src/linux points to your correct / running kernel
> > so ./configure --with-driver=lirc_imon
> > cd drivers/
> > make
> > lirc_dev/lirc_dev.ko and
> > lirc_imon/lirc_imon.ko should be created. I didn't use the rest of
> > lirc package, at least so far cuz I'll stay with the default
> > build
> > for now.
> > mkdir /lib/modules/<kernel name>/kernel/local
> > cp lirc_dev.ko lirc_imon.ko to above dir.
> > depmod -a
> > modprobe lirc_imon
> > You should have /dev/lcd0 now if everything worked.
> > Now for LCDd, generally follow those directions, although on my
> > machine the make install didn't set things up correctly for lib64,
> > I had to do some futzing around to make it run correctly. If you
> > help with that, reply back. Otherwise, LCDd should start and then
> > mythlcdserver (or lcdproc) can talk to your display.
> > Now I certainly wouldn't call this easy, not sure why I had so
> > many problems myself, but this did work for me.
> > Good luck.
> > Brian
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> [Mark Bell]
> OK here it is before you guys replied I went thru my steps again and
> rereading the 70 or so emails in this thread.
> Apparently lirc_imon was still not getting started at boot. Someone a
> day or 2 ago had me add a line in the /etc/modules.conf file to start
> lirc_imon at boot. Well that doesn't work because a lsmod showed no
> So I googled some more and created a my.module that included
> lirc_imon" and place that in /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf.dist.
> Rebooted and F'n A I have a display. Now get this... I can't connect
> the master backend server. Keeps telling me to check the IP. This is a
> front end backend combo. I did not change anything but it looks like I
> broke something.
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This has been resolved I had to delete all capture cards and add them
Not sure why this happened but I am 100% running now
Thanks Guys for your help
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