[mythtv-users] OT: mATX HTPC cases with LCD/VFD
vbtalent at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 04:20:31 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:02 PM, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:38 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 2009/1/23 A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com>:
>> > Scratch my last post.. duh it finally dawned on me.
>> The "right location" as I call it is /etc/lirc which is where all the
>> stuff would be installed by default
>> > Can I test this without using Myth at the moment? this is a fresh
>> > and just want to see if she's working.
>> This stuff is completely independent of MythTV ... It's only dealing
>> with the LCD and the IR controller
>> > Also, Davids post earlier referred to turning off the backlight and I
>> > his suggestions are a little different than yours are they basically the
>> > same processes? Can I simply add the lines backlight=0 into the
>> > hardware.conf file?
>> I didn't touch any of those... This is using the stock ubuntu lirc
>> drivers, and the basic support in lirc for this LCD.
>> It seems that Davids added more patches to emulate as if the LCD as turned
>> What he did is change the default text that appears when you quit the
>> LCDd daemon:
>> by default it shows something like: Thank you for using LCDd ...
>> from my quick read, it seems that he just made this message look
>> empty, which simulate the screen being completely turned off (but
>> that's not the case)
>> > To get lcdproc to correctly use the graphical display, you need to
>> > apply the pactch at
>> > http://codeka.com/blogs/imon/lcdproc-0.5.2-imonlcd-0.3.patch. Then
>> > set the driver to be "imonlcd" in LCDd.conf. You can turn the
>> > backlight off by setting "backlight=0" in the "[imonlcd]" section of
>> > LCDd.conf.
>> Just apply my patchs, it will do all that...
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> Currently when I power down the box the LCD stays lit, it should turn off
> w/the PC??? That's what I thought David was doing are you saying it never
> turns off just doesn't display text?
> Having a bit of an issue w/lcdproc at the moment. It compiled fine and
> installed but I notice it doesn't build imon.so which I believe is what I
> test -z "/usr/local/lib/lcdproc" || mkdir -p -- "/usr/local/lib/lcdproc"
> /usr/bin/install -c 'bayrad.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/bayrad.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'CFontz.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/CFontz.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'CFontz633.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/CFontz633.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'CwLnx.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/CwLnx.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'glk.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/glk.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'lb216.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/lb216.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'lcdm001.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/lcdm001.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'MtxOrb.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/MtxOrb.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'pyramid.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/pyramid.so'
> /usr/bin/install -c 'text.so' '/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/text.so'
> Any thoughts on that?
So, should this be compiled as an imon or imonlcd? imon will compile
correctly imonlcd fails with 'no rule to make target'
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