I bought mine from adafruit https://www.adafruit.com/products/181.
They have a great tutorial here http://learn.adafruit.com/drive-a-16x2- ... spberry-pi, python code included !!!
My initialization sequence was in fact wrong, I fixed it just before you posted.bgreat wrote:Great news!
Ok thanks, now It's time to light up a couple of leds .tufty wrote:Don't worry about them, they're artefacts left by the compiler.