[mythtv-users] lcdproc 0.5.3 pre-releases

William Uther willu.mailingLists at cse.unsw.edu.au
Wed Jun 10 00:34:12 UTC 2009

Steve Heistand wrote:

> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 05:40:09 -0800
> From: "Steve Heistand" <steve at heistand.org>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] lcdproc 0.5.3 pre-releases
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> On Mon, 8 Jun 2009 16:53:36 +1000, William Uther wrote
>> Hi all,
>>   It seems that lcdproc 0.5.3 is about to be released.  Is anyone
>> here actually running lcdproc CVS with mythtv?  I've tried with the
>> lcdproc head with the ubuntu mythtv packages and it doesn't work so
>> well.  There is a patch here:  http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/20559
>>  that makes things work better, but I'm still getting a strange
>> flashing display.
>>   Would be possible to a) stick that changeset into the 0.21 fixes
>> branch, and b) hear from other people trying out lcdproc 0.5.3
>> prereleases to hammer out any compatibility issues?
> is the "flashing" you are seeing the auto refresh of the "default"
> info on the screen vs what mythtv wants to put up?

Yeah - I finally figured this out.  There is an easy way to make it
go away.  You add "ServerScreen=no" to LCDd.conf and it no longer
tries to display the server screen and so no longer flashes.

Be well,

Will      :-}

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