[mythtv-users] Antec VFD + lcdproc + Mythbuntu 9.10 works on fresh install?

Douglas Mackay douglas.mackay at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 23:03:13 UTC 2009

2009/12/14 Kingsley Turner <krt at krt.com.au>:
> Hey,
> Does anyone know if the Antec VFD works out of the box with Mythbuntu 9.10 ?
> Previously (18 months ago) I had to install a patched imon + lcdproc to get
> it to work, but of course with every update this breaks.
> Now that I've changed hemispheres, I need to do a major update of my
> mythbox, and I figured a re-install would probably be A Good Thing[TM].   Of
> course I've probably forgotten the hours of hacking to get the more esoteric
> parts of my equipment playing nicely with myth.

For the Antec VFD in Mythbuntu 9.10 I had to create a
/etc/modprode.d/options-imon.conf file with 'options lirc_imon
display_type=1' set. The only other change was setting 'Driver=imon'
in /etc/LCDd.conf

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