[mythtv-users] mythlcdserver and 2 line LCD display

Big Wave Dave bigwavedave at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 20:35:03 UTC 2007

On 1/19/07, Simon Levitt <maillists at whattf.com> wrote:
> On Friday 19 January 2007 15:26, Big Wave Dave wrote:
> > -However, when displaying the channel/show name it alternates between
> > the two items on the top line... leaving the bottom line empty.
> > Shouldn't it display both at the same time... one on top, and the
> > other on the bottom?  Do other people have this occuring with a 2-line
> > display?
> >
> I do see that, but the reason for doing so is that the bottom line is used for
> a progress bar (at least it is on my LIS2; 20x2) - ie. visually how far you
> are through the current recording, or how far behind live you are in WatchTV.
> IIRC: I think there is a progress bar interface into LCDproc, and thats what
> mythlcdserver is using. LCDproc redefines the customisable characters on my
> display to allow a 'smooth' progress bar to be displayed (ie. defines a set
> of full height blocks of various widths).
> Simon.,

Basically I was never patient enough to let the progress bar to get to
one "bar".  As such I thought it was always going to be blank.  I now
see it is being used and better understand what to expect.
Thanks for the reply... and sorry for my impatience.


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