Lcdproc-plugin

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Description

The LCDProc plugin make use of alphanummeric displays.

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.

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