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#42 lcdproc fails to load device with connectiontype=lcd2usb

9.0.0.1
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zoon01
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2014-12-31
2012-09-28
spatry
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LCDd.conf configuration file that used to work with 9.0 based releases now makes LCDd fail to start with this error (see below). Using HD44780 driver (MCE PRO-LCD-B lcd display)

saturn:/etc/rc.d# /usr/local/sbin/LCDd -r 5 -d hd44780 -s false -c /var/etc/LCDd.conf
LCDd version 0.5.5 starting
Built on Sep 9 2012, protocol version 0.3, API version 0.5
Using Configuration File: /var/etc/LCDd.conf
Set report level to 5, output to stderr
Server forking to background
Listening for queries on 127.0.0.1:13666
screenlist_init()
driver_load(name="hd44780", filename="/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/hd44780.so")
HD44780: using ConnectionType: lcd2usb
HD44780: Direct key 0: "Enter"
HD44780: Direct key 1: "Down"
HD44780: Direct key 2: "Escape"
hd44780: Using hd44780_default charmap
hd_init_lcd2usb: no (matching) LCD2USB device found
Driver [hd44780] init failed, return code -1
Module /usr/local/lib/lcdproc/hd44780.so could not be loaded
Could not load driver hd44780
There is no output driver
Critical error while initializing, abort.
saturn:/etc/rc.d#

saturn:/etc/rc.d# cat /var/etc/LCDd.conf
[server]
DriverPath=/usr/local/lib/lcdproc/
Driver=hd44780
Bind=127.0.0.1
Port=13666
ReportLevel=2
User=nobody
Hello=" Welcome to"
Hello=" NAS4Free LCDproc!"
WaitTime=10
TitleSpeed=10
ToggleRotateKey=Enter
PrevScreenKey=Left
NextScreenKey=Right

ScrollUpKey=Up

ScrollDownKey=Down

GoodBye=" Thanks for using"
GoodBye=" NAS4Free LCDproc!"

[menu]
MenuKey=Escape
EnterKey=Enter
UpKey=Up
DownKey=Down

LeftKey=Left

RightKey=Right

[hd44780]

USB connected HD44780 based LCD

ConnectionType=lcd2usb
Contrast=825
Brightness=4
OffBrightness=0
Keypad=yes
Backlight=yes
Size=20x4
KeyDirect_1=Enter
KeyDirect_2=Down
KeyDirect_3=Escape

saturn:/etc/rc.d#

Discussion

  • zoon01

    zoon01 - 2013-05-10

    I suspect the problem is resolved as I use hd44780 myself without troubles.

     
  • zoon01

    zoon01 - 2013-05-10
    • status: open --> closed
    • assigned_to: zoon01
    • Priority: 3 --> 1
     

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