Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of ULA_200


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09/06/08 22:05:22 (10 years ago)
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bernhard.walle@gmx.de
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  • ULA_200

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     1This driver supports the ULA 200 interface from [http://www.elv.de ELV].
     2
     3[[Image(http://www.elv-downloads.de/bilder/artikel/57239.jpg)]]
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     5The interface can be used to connect text displays that conform to the HD44780 standard to an PC with the USB interface. The maximum supported size is 20x4.
     6
     7The communication to the device is implemented with [http://www.intra2net.com/de/produkte/opensource/ftdi/ libftdi] which uses libusb for the raw communication. So no installation of a kernel driver is needed. If you don't run lcd4linux as root, you have to make sure that the user has permission to access that USB device. Maybe an udev rule like (/etc/udev/rules.d/55-display.rules)
     8
     9{{{
     10ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="f06d", MODE="0664", GROUP="scanner"
     11}}}
     12
     13is needed. Although that device isn't actually a scanner, it makes sense to give the same group of people access to that device.
     14
     15== Display Section ==
     16
     17{{{
     18Display <name> {
     19    Driver    'ULA200'
     20    Size      <string>
     21    Backlight <0|1>
     22    Icons     <number>
     23}
     24}}}
     25
     26----
     27
     28== Parameters: ==
     29
     30||'''Driver'''||'ULA200'||
     31||'''Size'''||<columns>x<rows> e.g. "16x2"||
     32||'''Backlight'''||set to 1 if the backlight should be turned on||
     33||'''Icons'''||Number of user-defined chars reserved for Icons (default: 0)||
     34
     35----
     36
     37== Example ==
     38
     39{{{
     40
     41Display ULA200 {
     42    Driver 'ULA200'
     43    Size '20x4'
     44    Icons 0
     45    Backlight 1
     46}
     47}}}
     48
     49----