[mythtv-users] Serial VFD integration
mythtv at nosolutions.com
Sat Oct 1 19:25:39 UTC 2005
I'm hunting everywhere for how to integrate MythTV and my VFD. Does myth
just see that LCDd is running automatically? All the posts/documentation
I've read never really go into how they talk to one another.
Also, I can't seem to get my particular VFD to function with LCDd.
Everything works perfect when hooked to COM1, I can do:
echo -ne "\nTest" > /dev/ttyS0
and it comes up and stays on screen. (The \n just clears the screen as
it's a 16x1 screen). My attempts with LCDd thus far have been using the
HD44780 driver with Port commented out in the conf and Device=/dev/ttyS0.
No errors are reported from LCDd or lcdproc, but the display never
Since I can just echo to the port, do I even need LCDproc? Any help would
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