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by dopplerdefekt
Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

Re: RPi 2 with HD44780

Thanks to my expirimenting one of the connectors was damaged... Took a new wire and washed the pig (dutch saying, don't know a proper english one)
by dopplerdefekt
Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

Re: RPi 2 with HD44780

Found it!

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ConnectionType=rpi
should be

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ConnectionType=raspberrypi
So simple... LCDd now starts without errors, but LCD is still showing 2 lit bars :roll:
In my world, nothing goes easy... A well, that where i am a rookie for 8-)
by dopplerdefekt
Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

Re: RPi 2 with HD44780

So... First i tried the easy way... Downloaded Paul Websters prebuild hd44780.so file, put it in /usr/lib/lcdproc/... The following error came up: hd44780: unknown ConnectionType: rpi Driver [hd44780] init failed, return code -1 Could not load driver hd44780 There is no output driver Critical error ...
by dopplerdefekt
Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

Re: RPi 2 with HD44780

Hi all, So i found where i was looking for in the 'hd44780-rpi.h' file #ifndef HD_LCDRPI_H #define HD_LCDRPI_H #include "lcd.h" /* for Driver */ // initialise this particular driver int hd_init_rpi(Driver *drvthis); /* rpi_map is addcessed through the hd44780_private_data struct. Data stored here is...
by dopplerdefekt
Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

Re: RPi 2 with HD44780

Finally getting somewhere... Thanks! Now i know where i'm searching for...

Will check in later!
by dopplerdefekt
Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

Re: RPi 2 with HD44780

Hi Trevor, It has been a while since i had the chance to get a look in to the forum, been out at sea for a while... I used LCDproc to sent data to the display... straight from the repo... I happened to have the C source code of the HD44780 driver wich i used on the old B... Please tell me, what you ...
by dopplerdefekt
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)
Replies: 22
Views: 11741

RPi 2 with HD44780 (Solved)

Hi all, I used to work with the previous version of the RPi B, now i got me a new one so i have a little more power coming out of it. So, i wanted to connect my HD44780 lcd, which i succesfully used on the B, on the new one but it doesn't work! The only thing that changed is that i used to have rasp...

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