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==Description==
==Description==
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The '''LCDProc plugin''' make use of alphanummeric displays.
The '''LCDProc plugin''' make use of alphanummeric displays.
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==Hardware requirements==
==Hardware requirements==
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For the plugin see [[plugin installation]].
For the plugin see [[plugin installation]].
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!Description
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| -h <host> || --host <host> || LCDproc host (default='''localhost''')
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| -h HOST || --host HOST || LCDproc host (default='''localhost''')
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| -p <port> || --port <port> || LCDproc port (default='''13666''')
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| -p PORT || --port PORT || LCDproc port (default='''13666''')
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Revision as of 20:00, 14 November 2004

Contents

Description

Setup

The LCDProc plugin make use of alphanummeric displays.

Text LCD 20x4

Hardware requirements

  • Alphanummeric displays

Software requirements

  • LCDProc

Installation

To install LCDProc

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4.tar.gz
cd lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4-20030317
./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-drivers=hd44780
cp LCDd.conf /etc
make
make install

You have to adjust the --enable-drivers option to your needs. Use

./configure --help

to see a list of all possible drivers and other options. After compilation and installation of LCDProc you have a deamon in your system called LCDd. You hav to start it before VDR e.g. in the runvdr

LCDd -c /etc/LCDd.conf &

For the plugin see plugin installation.

Configuration

Parameter

Parameter (short) Parameter (long) Description
-h HOST --host HOST LCDproc host (default=localhost)
-p PORT --port PORT LCDproc port (default=13666)

Problems

  • Use a recent CVS version of LCDProc to avoid memory problems

Links

[1] http://home.pages.at/linux/dvb.html Plugin homepage
[2] http://lcdproc.omnipotent.net LCDproc homepage
[3] http://lcdproc.sourceforge.net/nightly Recent versions of LCDproc
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