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

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Dec 15 02:27:14 UTC 2009

On 12/14/2009 06:03 PM, Douglas Mackay wrote:
> 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

Ah, right. The display_type bit should only be required if you have one 
of the older bonghits imon devices, where every damned device had the 
exact same usb device id of 0x15c2:0xffdc, including an LCD, a VFD, RF 
products and IR-only products...

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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