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LcdProc

Hello,
Has anyone had any luck with this device and Lcdproc?
In LCDd.conf I have the driver set as Driver=MtxOrb

## Matrix Orbital driver ##
[MtxOrb]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyACM0

# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Set the display type [default: lcd; legal: lcd, lkd, vfd, vkd]
Type=lcd

# Set the initial contrast [default: 480]
# NOTE: The driver will ignore this if the display
#      is a vfd or vkd as they don't have this feature
Contrast=480

# Some old displays do not have an adjustable backlight but only can
# switch the backlight on/off. If you experience randomly appearing block
# characters, try setting this to false. [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
hasAdjustableBacklight=yes

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=0

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=9600

# The following table translates from MtxOrb key letters to logical key names.
# By default no keys are mapped, meaning the keypad is not used at all.
#KeyMap_A=Left
#KeyMap_B=Right
#KeyMap_C=Up
#KeyMap_D=Down
#KeyMap_E=Enter
#KeyMap_F=Escape
# See the [menu] section for an explanation of the key mappings

# You can find out which key of your display sends which
# character by setting keypad_test_mode to yes and running
# LCDd. LCDd will output all characters it receives.
# Afterwards you can modify the settings above and set
# keypad_set_mode to no again.
keypad_test_mode=no

I'm going to try the glk driver, it's also Matrix Orb.

Thanks

Re: LcdProc

Reply #1
I have not tested LCD Proc with the LCD backpack, but it uses the same code from other projects that do work with LCD Proc. Did you have success with the other driver? If possible, could you please log the communication to the device so I can see what is going on.
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Re: LcdProc

Reply #2
Hello,
The glx driver does not work at all with this device.
LCDd gives the following errors

MtxOrb: unable to read device type
MtxOrb: unable to read device firmware revision
MtxOrb: unable to read device serial number
I logged the traffic to the device in WireShark with usbmon.
The first capture file is with LCDd running only. The first couple of frames are prior to starting LCDd.
The second capture file is with LCDd and lcdproc running. I started Lcdproc around frame 3073.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/24556468/LCDd_only_capture
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/24556468/LCDd_l ... round_3073

I hope this helps.
Cheers,
John

Re: LcdProc

Reply #3
Thanks John,

Those errors make sense, we currently do not support those commands:
http://dangerousprototypes.com/docs/USB ... k_commands

It's not that we can't support them, it's just that I've never heard of them before :) If we know the commands and proper reply, we can implement them. I can probably get it from the LCD Proc source.

Are the log files in a specific format? I'm sorry, I couldn't figure them out. I opened it in a hex editor and see some things that look like a matrix orbital commands but it doesn't really seem right - maybe it is a newer version of wireshark?
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Re: LcdProc

Reply #4
Hello,
The log files were generated by the version 1.6.2-1 of wireshark using usbmon.
I'm going to take a look at the lcdproc source in the coming days.
Hopefully I can just substitute the current matrix orbital commands for the supported commands in the "driver"
Any pointers?
Cheers,
John

Re: LcdProc

Reply #5
Thanks John,

As far as I can tell, you just need to remove these advanced queries. I think that messes up the LCD backpack command parser because it doesn't support them.

Quote
MtxOrb: unable to read device type
MtxOrb: unable to read device firmware revision
MtxOrb: unable to read device serial number

None of the Matrix Orbital commands I am aware of return any data, but this seems to expect version info,etc.
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Re: LcdProc

Reply #6
Sounds good.
I have already found the offending code within the MTXOrb.c file.
I'll take a look at it this weekend.

MODULE_EXPORT const char *
MtxOrb_get_info (Driver *drvthis)
{
   char tmp[10], buf[255];
   int model = 0;
   int i;
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   fd_set rfds;

   struct timeval tv;
   int retval;

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: get_info");

   memset(p->info, '', sizeof(p->info));

   strcat(p->info, "Matrix Orbital, ");

   /* Watch fd to see when it has input. */
   FD_ZERO(&rfds);
   FD_SET(p->fd, &rfds);

   /*
    * Read type of display
    * In query for its type, the display return a single byte value.
    */
   memset(tmp, '', sizeof(tmp));
   write(p->fd, "x0FE" "7", 2);

   /* Wait the specified amount of time. */
   tv.tv_sec = 0;      /* seconds */
   tv.tv_usec = 500;   /* microseconds */

   retval = select(p->fd+1, &rfds, NULL, NULL, &tv);

   if (retval) {
      if (read(p->fd, &tmp, 1) < 0)
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read data", drvthis->name);
      else {
         for (i = 0; modulelist.model != 0; i++) {
            if (modulelist.model == tmp[0]) {
               snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Model: %s, ", modulelist.name);
               strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);
               model = (int) tmp[0];
               break;
            }
         }
      }
   }
   else
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read device type", drvthis->name);

   if (model == 0) {
      snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Unknown model (0x%02x), ", (int) tmp[0]);
      strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);
   }

   /*
    * Read firmware revision number
    * TODO: check the format of a real display, because mine does not
    * return anything.
    * It is assumed that the display returns a two byte value giving
    * the major/minor version number.
    * NOTE: This is just a guess as the manual doesn't describe
    * the returned format.
    */
   memset(tmp, '', sizeof(tmp));
   write(p->fd, "x0FE" "6", 2);

   /* Wait the specified amount of time. */
   tv.tv_sec = 0;      /* seconds */
   tv.tv_usec = 500;   /* microseconds */

   retval = select(p->fd+1, &rfds, NULL, NULL, &tv);

   if (retval) {
      if (read(p->fd, &tmp, 2) < 0)
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read data", drvthis->name);

   }
   else
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read device firmware revision", drvthis->name);

   snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Firmware Rev.: 0x%02x 0x%02x, ", tmp[0], tmp[1]);
   strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);

   /*
    * Read serial number of display
    * It is assumed that the display returns a two byte value giving
    * the serial number.
    * NOTE: This is just a guess as the manual doesn't describe
    * the returned format, but for setting the serial number two bytes
    * have to be supplied, so it is likely the display will return those.
    */
   memset(tmp, '', sizeof(tmp));
   write(p->fd, "x0FE" "5", 2);

   /* Wait the specified amount of time. */
   tv.tv_sec = 0;      /* seconds */
   tv.tv_usec = 500;   /* microseconds */

   retval = select(p->fd+1, &rfds, NULL, NULL, &tv);

   if (retval) {
      if (read(p->fd, &tmp, 2) < 0)
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read data", drvthis->name);
   }
   else
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read device serial number", drvthis->name);

   snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Serial No: 0x%02x 0x%02x", tmp[0], tmp[1]);
   strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);

   return p->info;
}

I'll just jam some static values in there for now.
Maybe someday we can make a "real" driver
Thanks again,
John

Re: LcdProc

Reply #7
Thanks for your help with this. It looks like we need to add replies for
0x05 Serial number, 2 byte reply
0x06 firmware revision, 2 byte reply
0x07 type, 1 byte reply

Quote
* Read firmware revision number
* TODO: check the format of a real display, because mine does not
* return anything.
* It is assumed that the display returns a two byte value giving
* the major/minor version number.
* NOTE: This is just a guess as the manual doesn't describe
* the returned format.

This is how you know it's open source :)
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Re: LcdProc

Reply #8
should be easy enough.  I wonder what the values should be?  It seems to be looking up the model (type) in some table.

Re: LcdProc

Reply #9
Hello,
I've been sidetracked with work. I commented out line 457 /*MtxOrb_get_info(drvthis);*/
I was getting a runtime error not related to the code. I have something amok with a few newer libraries
LCDproc 0.5.4

/** file server/drivers/MtxOrb.c
 * LCDd c MtxOrb driver for Matrix Orbital character mode displays.
 *
 * This driver supports the LCD*, LKD*, VFD*, and VKD* series of
 * character mode displays by Matrix Orbital (http://www.matrixorbital.com).
 *
 * Data sheets for the displays this driver supports can be found at
 * http://www.matrixorbital.ca/manuals/
 *
 * note The GLK series of graphical displays is supported by the c glk driver.
 */

/*-
    Copyright (C) 1999, William Ferrell and Scott Scriven
        2001, Andre Breiler
        2001, Philip Pokorny
        2001, David Douthitt
        2001, David Glaude
        2001, Joris Robijn
        2001, Rene Wagner
        2006, Peter Marschall
        2006, Ethan Dicks

    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
    any later version.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301
*/

#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/time.h>
#include <termios.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <strings.h>
#include <errno.h>
#include <syslog.h>
#include <ctype.h>
#include <sys/poll.h>

#ifdef HAVE_CONFIG_H
# include "config.h"
#endif

#include "lcd.h"
#include "lcd_lib.h"
#include "MtxOrb.h"
#include "adv_bignum.h"

#include "report.h"


/* MO displays allow 25 keys that map by default to 'A' - 'Y' */
#define MAX_KEY_MAP   25
/*
 * Don't forget to define key mappings in LCDd.conf: KeyMap_A=Enter, ...
 * otherwise you will not get your keypad working.
 */

#define IS_LCD_DISPLAY   (p->MtxOrb_type == MTXORB_LCD)
#define IS_LKD_DISPLAY   (p->MtxOrb_type == MTXORB_LKD)
#define IS_VFD_DISPLAY   (p->MtxOrb_type == MTXORB_VFD)
#define IS_VKD_DISPLAY   (p->MtxOrb_type == MTXORB_VKD)

/*
 * The MtxOrb driver does not use a lot of hardware features.
 * We try to replace them with more flexible software alternatives.
 * That's why vbar/hbar/bignum are using locally-defined functions;
 * it permits simultaneous use of those features and custom chars.
 *
 * For the same reason, we don't use the hardware clear but rather
 * empty the internal frame buffer.  The frame buffer holds all
 * the requested changes until the server asks us to flush the
 * changes to the display.  This also permits us to do an
 * incremental update and reduce the number of characters to be
 * sent to the display across the serial link.
 *
 * In order to display graphic widgets, we define and use our own
 * custom characters.
 */


typedef enum {
   MTXORB_LCD,
   MTXORB_LKD,
   MTXORB_VFD,
   MTXORB_VKD
} MtxOrb_type_type;


/* Constants for userdefchar_mode */
#define NUM_CCs      8 /* max. number of custom characters */

typedef enum {
   standard,   /* only char 0 is used for heartbeat */
   vbar,      /* vertical bars */
   hbar,      /* horizontal bars */
   custom,      /* custom settings */
   bignum,      /* big numbers */
   bigchar      /* big characters */
} CGmode;


/** private data for the c MtxOrb driver */
typedef struct MtxOrb_private_data {
   int fd;         /**< LCD file descriptor */

   /* dimensions */
   int width, height;
   int cellwidth, cellheight;

   /* framebuffer and buffer for old LCD contents */
   unsigned char *framebuf;
   unsigned char *backingstore;

   /* defineable characters */
   CGmode ccmode;

   int output_state;   /**< current output state */
   int contrast;      /**< current contrast */
   int brightness;
   int offbrightness;
   int adjustable_backlight;

   MtxOrb_type_type MtxOrb_type;

   /* the keymap */
   char *keymap[MAX_KEY_MAP];
   int keys;
   int keypad_test_mode;

   char info[255];      /**< info string contents */
} PrivateData;

/** List of known Matrix Orbital modules */
static const MtxOrbModuleEntry modulelist[] = {
   /* model, name, flags */
   { 0x01, "LCD0821", 0 },
   { 0x03, "LCD2021", 0 },
   { 0x04, "LCD1641", 0 },
   { 0x05, "LCD2041", 0 },   /* VK202-25 ? */
   { 0x06, "LCD4021", 0 },
   { 0x07, "LCD4041", 0 },
   { 0x08, "LK202-25", 0 },
   { 0x09, "LK204-25", 0 },
   { 0x0A, "LK404-55", 0 },
   { 0x0B, "VFD2021", 0 },
   { 0x0C, "VFD2041", 0 },
   { 0x0D, "VFD4021", 0 },
   { 0x0E, "VK202-25", 0 },
   { 0x0F, "VK204-25", 0 },
   { 0x10, "GLC12232", 0 },
   { 0x11, "GLC12864", 0 },
   { 0x12, "GLC128128", 0 },   /* ??? */
   { 0x13, "GLC24064", 0 },
   { 0x14, "GLK12864-25", 0 },   /* ??? */
   { 0x15, "GLK24064-25", 0 },
   { 0x21, "GLK128128-25", 0 },   /* ??? */
   { 0x22, "GLK12232-25-WBL", 0 },
   { 0x24, "GLK12232-25-SM", 0 },
   { 0x31, "LK404-AT", 0 },
   { 0x32, "VFD1621", 0 },   /* MOS-AV-162A ? */
   { 0x33, "LK402-12", 0 },
   { 0x34, "LK162-12", 0 },
   { 0x35, "LK204-25PC", 0 },
   { 0x36, "LK202-24-USB", 0 },
   { 0x37, "VK202-24-USB", 0 },
   { 0x38, "LK204-24-USB", 0 },
   { 0x39, "VK204-24-USB", 0 },
   { 0x3A, "PK162-12", 0 },
   { 0x3B, "VK162-12", 0 },
   { 0x3C, "MOS-AP-162A", 0 },
   { 0x3D, "PK202-25", 0 },
   { 0x3E, "MOS-AL-162A", 0 },
   { 0x40, "MOS-AV-202A", 0 },
   { 0x41, "MOS-AP-202A", 0 },
   { 0x42, "PK202-24-USB", 0 },
   { 0x43, "MOS-AL-082", 0 },
   { 0x44, "MOS-AL-204", 0 },
   { 0x45, "MOS-AV-204", 0 },
   { 0x46, "MOS-AL-402", 0 },
   { 0x47, "MOS-AV-402", 0 },
   { 0x48, "LK082-12", 0 },
   { 0x49, "VK402-12", 0 },
   { 0x4A, "VK404-55", 0 },
   { 0x4B, "LK402-25", 0 },
   { 0x4C, "VK402-25", 0 },
   { 0x00, NULL, 0 },
};


/* Vars for the server core */
MODULE_EXPORT char *api_version = API_VERSION;
MODULE_EXPORT int stay_in_foreground = 0;
MODULE_EXPORT int supports_multiple = 1;
MODULE_EXPORT char *symbol_prefix = "MtxOrb_";

static void MtxOrb_hardware_clear(Driver *drvthis);
static void MtxOrb_linewrap(Driver *drvthis, int on);
static void MtxOrb_autoscroll(Driver *drvthis, int on);
static void MtxOrb_cursorblink(Driver *drvthis, int on);
static void MtxOrb_cursor_goto(Driver *drvthis, int x, int y);


/**
 * Initialize the driver.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * retval 0      Success.
 * retval <0      Error.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_init (Driver *drvthis)
{
   struct termios portset;

   char device[256] = DEFAULT_DEVICE;
   int speed = DEFAULT_SPEED;
   char size[256] = DEFAULT_SIZE;
   char buf[256] = "";
   int tmp, w, h;

   PrivateData *p;

   /* Allocate and store private data */
   p = (PrivateData *) malloc(sizeof(PrivateData));
   if (p == NULL)
      return -1;
   if (drvthis->store_private_ptr(drvthis, p))
      return -1;

   /* Initialise the PrivateData structure */
   p->fd = -1;
   p->MtxOrb_type = MTXORB_LKD;  /* Assume it's an LCD w/keypad */

   p->width = LCD_DEFAULT_WIDTH;
   p->height = LCD_DEFAULT_HEIGHT;
   p->cellwidth = LCD_DEFAULT_CELLWIDTH;
   p->cellheight = LCD_DEFAULT_CELLHEIGHT;

   p->framebuf = NULL;
   p->backingstore = NULL;

   p->output_state = -1;   /* static data from MtxOrb_output */
   p->keypad_test_mode = 0;

   debug(RPT_INFO, "MtxOrb: init(%p)", drvthis);

   /* READ CONFIG FILE */

   /* Get serial device to use */
   strncpy(device, drvthis->config_get_string(drvthis->name, "Device", 0, DEFAULT_DEVICE), sizeof(device));
   device[sizeof(device)-1] = '';
   report(RPT_INFO, "%s: using Device %s", drvthis->name, device);

   /* Get display size */
   strncpy(size, drvthis->config_get_string(drvthis->name, "Size", 0, DEFAULT_SIZE), sizeof(size));
   size[sizeof(size)-1] = '';
   if ((sscanf(size, "%dx%d", &w, &h) != 2)
       || (w <= 0) || (w > LCD_MAX_WIDTH)
       || (h <= 0) || (h > LCD_MAX_HEIGHT)) {
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: cannot read Size: %s; using default %s",
            drvthis->name, size, DEFAULT_SIZE);
      sscanf(DEFAULT_SIZE , "%dx%d", &w, &h);
   }
   p->width = w;
   p->height = h;

   /* Get contrast */
   tmp = drvthis->config_get_int(drvthis->name, "Contrast", 0, DEFAULT_CONTRAST);
   if ((tmp < 0) || (tmp > 1000)) {
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: Contrast must be between 0 and 1000; using default %d",
            drvthis->name, DEFAULT_CONTRAST);
      tmp = DEFAULT_CONTRAST;
   }
   p->contrast = tmp;

   /* Does it have an adjustable backlight */
   tmp = drvthis->config_get_bool(drvthis->name, "hasAdjustableBacklight", 0, DEFAULT_ADJ_BACKLIGHT);
   debug(RPT_INFO, "%s: hasAdjustableBacklight is '%d'", __FUNCTION__, tmp);
   p->adjustable_backlight = tmp;

   /* Which backlight brightness */
   tmp = drvthis->config_get_int(drvthis->name, "Brightness", 0, DEFAULT_BRIGHTNESS);
   debug(RPT_INFO, "%s: Brightness (in config) is '%d'", __FUNCTION__, tmp);
   if ((tmp < 0) || (tmp > 1000)) {
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: Brightness must be between 0 and 1000; using default %d",
         drvthis->name, DEFAULT_BRIGHTNESS);
      tmp = DEFAULT_BRIGHTNESS;
   }
   p->brightness = tmp;

   /* Which backlight-off "brightness" */
   tmp = drvthis->config_get_int(drvthis->name, "OffBrightness", 0, DEFAULT_OFFBRIGHTNESS);
   debug(RPT_INFO, "%s: OffBrightness (in config) is '%d'", __FUNCTION__, tmp);
   if ((tmp < 0) || (tmp > 1000)) {
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: OffBrightness must be between 0 and 1000; using default %d",
         drvthis->name, DEFAULT_OFFBRIGHTNESS);
      tmp = DEFAULT_OFFBRIGHTNESS;
   }
   p->offbrightness = tmp;

   /* Get speed */
   tmp = drvthis->config_get_int(drvthis->name, "Speed", 0, DEFAULT_SPEED);
   switch (tmp) {
      case 1200:
         speed = B1200;
         break;
      case 2400:
         speed = B2400;
         break;
      case 9600:
         speed = B9600;
         break;
      case 19200:
         speed = B19200;
         break;
      default:
         speed = B19200;
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: Speed must be 1200, 2400, 9600 or 19200; using default %d",
               drvthis->name, tmp);
   }

   /* Get display type */
   strncpy(buf, drvthis->config_get_string(drvthis->name, "Type", 0, DEFAULT_TYPE), sizeof(buf));
   buf[sizeof(buf)-1] = '';
   if (strncasecmp(buf, "lcd", 3) == 0) {
      p->MtxOrb_type = MTXORB_LCD;
   } else if (strncasecmp(buf, "lkd", 3) == 0) {
      p->MtxOrb_type = MTXORB_LKD;
   } else if (strncasecmp(buf, "vfd", 3) == 0) {
      p->MtxOrb_type = MTXORB_VFD;
   } else if (strncasecmp(buf, "vkd", 3) == 0) {
      p->MtxOrb_type = MTXORB_VKD;
   } else {
      report(RPT_ERR, "%s: unknown display Type %s; must be one of lcd, lkd, vfd, or vkd",
            drvthis->name, buf);
      return -1;
   }

   /* Get keypad settings */

   /* keypad test mode? */
   if (drvthis->config_get_bool(drvthis->name, "keypad_test_mode", 0, 0)) {
      fprintf(stdout, "MtxOrb: Entering keypad test mode...n");
      p->keypad_test_mode = 1;
      stay_in_foreground = 1;
   }

   if (!p->keypad_test_mode) {
      /* We don't send any chars to the server in keypad test mode.
       * So there's no need to get them from the configfile in keypad
       * test mode.
       */

      int i;

      /* assume no mapped keys */
      p->keys = 0;

      /* read the keymap */
      for (i = 0; i < MAX_KEY_MAP; i++) {
         const char *s;

         /* First fill with NULL; */
         p->keymap = NULL;

         /* Read config value */
         sprintf(buf, "KeyMap_%c", i+'A');
         s = drvthis->config_get_string(drvthis->name, buf, 0, NULL);

         /* Was a key specified in the config file ? */
         if (s != NULL) {
            p->keys++;
            p->keymap = strdup(s);
            report(RPT_INFO, "%s: Key '%c' mapped to "%s"",
               drvthis->name, i+'A', s );
         }
      }
   }
   /* End of config file parsing */

   /* Set up io port correctly, and open it... */
   p->fd = open(device, O_RDWR | O_NOCTTY);
   if (p->fd == -1) {
      report(RPT_ERR, "%s: open(%s) failed (%s)", drvthis->name, device, strerror(errno));
      if (errno == EACCES)
         report(RPT_ERR, "%s: %s device could not be opened...", drvthis->name, device);
        return -1;
   }
   report(RPT_INFO, "%s: opened display on %s", drvthis->name, device);

   tcgetattr(p->fd, &portset);

   /* We use RAW mode */
#ifdef HAVE_CFMAKERAW
   /* The easy way */
   cfmakeraw(&portset);
#else
   /* The hard way */
   portset.c_iflag &= ~( IGNBRK | BRKINT | PARMRK | ISTRIP
               | INLCR | IGNCR | ICRNL | IXON );
   portset.c_oflag &= ~OPOST;
   portset.c_lflag &= ~( ECHO | ECHONL | ICANON | ISIG | IEXTEN );
   portset.c_cflag &= ~( CSIZE | PARENB | CRTSCTS );
   portset.c_cflag |= CS8 | CREAD | CLOCAL;
#endif
   /* Set timeouts */
   portset.c_cc[VMIN] = 1;
   portset.c_cc[VTIME] = 3;

   /* Set port speed */
   cfsetospeed(&portset, speed);
   cfsetispeed(&portset, B0);

   /* Do it... */
   if (tcsetattr(p->fd, TCSANOW, &portset) == -1) {
      report(RPT_ERR, "%s: failed to configure port (%s)", drvthis->name, strerror(errno));
      return -1;
   }


   /* Make sure the frame buffer is there... */
   p->framebuf = (unsigned char *) calloc(p->width * p->height, 1);
   if (p->framebuf == NULL) {
      report(RPT_ERR, "%s: unable to create framebuffer", drvthis->name);
      return -1;
   }
   memset(p->framebuf, ' ', p->width * p->height);

   /* make sure the framebuffer backing store is there... */
   p->backingstore = (unsigned char *) malloc(p->width * p->height);
   if (p->backingstore == NULL) {
      report(RPT_ERR, "%s: unable to create framebuffer backing store", drvthis->name);
      return -1;
   }
   memset(p->backingstore, ' ', p->width * p->height);

   /* set initial LCD configuration */
   MtxOrb_hardware_clear(drvthis);
   MtxOrb_linewrap(drvthis, DEFAULT_LINEWRAP);
   MtxOrb_autoscroll(drvthis, DEFAULT_AUTOSCROLL);
   MtxOrb_cursorblink(drvthis, DEFAULT_CURSORBLINK);
   MtxOrb_set_contrast(drvthis, p->contrast);
   MtxOrb_backlight(drvthis, DEFAULT_BACKLIGHT);
   /*MtxOrb_get_info(drvthis);*/
   report(RPT_INFO, "Display detected: %s", p->info);

   report(RPT_DEBUG, "%s: init() done", drvthis->name);

   return 0;
}

Re: LcdProc

Reply #10
/**
 * Close the driver (do necessary clean-up).
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_close (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   if (p != NULL) {
      if (p->fd >= 0)
         close(p->fd);

      if (p->framebuf)
         free(p->framebuf);
      p->framebuf = NULL;

      if (p->backingstore)
         free(p->backingstore);
      p->backingstore = NULL;

      free(p);
   }
   drvthis->store_private_ptr(drvthis, NULL);
   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: closed");
}


/**
 * Return the display width in characters.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Number of characters the display is wide.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_width (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   return p->width;
}


/**
 * Return the display height in characters.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Number of characters the display is high.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_height (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   return p->height;
}


/**
 * Return the width of a character in pixels.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Number of pixel columns a character cell is wide.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_cellwidth (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   return p->cellwidth;
}


/**
 * Return the height of a character in pixels.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Number of pixel lines a character cell is high.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_cellheight (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   return p->cellheight;
}


/**
 * Print a string on the screen at position (x,y).
 * The upper-left corner is (1,1), the lower-right corner is (p->width, p->height).
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column).
 * param y        Vertical character position (row).
 * param string  String that gets written.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_string (Driver *drvthis, int x, int y, const char string[])
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   int i;

   /* Convert 1-based coords to 0-based... */
   x--;
   y--;

   if ((y < 0) || (y >= p->height))
      return;

   for (i = 0; (string != '') && (x < p->width); i++, x++) {
      /* Check for buffer overflows... */
      if (x >= 0)
         p->framebuf[(y * p->width) + x] = string;
   }

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: printed string at (%d,%d)", x, y);
}


/**
 * Clear the screen.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_clear (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   /* set hbar/vbar/bignum mode back to normal character display */
   p->ccmode = standard;

   /* replace all chars in framebuf with spaces */
   memset(p->framebuf, ' ', (p->width * p->height));

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: cleared screen");
}


/**
 * Flush data on screen to the LCD.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_flush (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   int modified = 0;
   int i, j;

   for (i = 0; i < p->height; i++) {
      /* set pointers to start of the line in frame buffer & backing store */
      unsigned char *sp = p->framebuf + (i * p->width);
      unsigned char *sq = p->backingstore + (i * p->width);

      /* set pointers to end of the line in frame buffer & backing store */
      unsigned char *ep = sp + (p->width - 1);
      unsigned char *eq = sq + (p->width - 1);
      int length = 0;

      debug(RPT_DEBUG, "Framebuf: '%.*s'", p->width, sp);
      debug(RPT_DEBUG, "Backingstore: '%.*s'", p->width, sq);

      /* Strategy:
       * - not more than one update command per line
       * - leave out leading and trailing parts that are identical
       */

      /* skip over leading identical portions of the line */
      for (j = 0; (sp <= ep) && (*sp == *sq); sp++, sq++, j++)
         ;

      /* skip over trailing identical portions of the line */
      for (length = p->width - j; (length > 0) && (*ep == *eq); ep--, eq--, length--)
         ;

      /* there are differences, ... */
      if (length > 0) {
         unsigned char out[length+2];
         unsigned char *byte;

         memcpy(out, sp, length);
         /* replace command character xFE by space */
         while ((byte = memchr(out, 'xFE', length)) != NULL)
            *byte = ' ';

         debug(RPT_DEBUG, "%s: l=%d c=%d count=%d string='%.*s'",
               __FUNCTION__, i, j, length, length, sp);

         MtxOrb_cursor_goto(drvthis, j+1, i+1);
         write(p->fd, out, length);
         modified++;
      }
   }

   if (modified)
      memcpy(p->backingstore, p->framebuf, p->width * p->height);

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: frame buffer flushed");
}


/**
 * Print a character on the screen at position (x,y).
 * The upper-left corner is (1,1), the lower-right corner is (p->width, p->height).
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column).
 * param y        Vertical character position (row).
 * param c        Character that gets written.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_chr (Driver *drvthis, int x, int y, char c)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   /* Convert 1-based coords to 0-based... */
   x--;
   y--;

   if ((x >= 0) && (y >= 0) && (x < p->width) && (y < p->height))
         p->framebuf[(y * p->width) + x] = c;

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "writing character %02X to position (%d,%d)", c, x, y);
}


/**
 * Get current LCD contrast.
 * This is only the locally stored contrast, the contrast value
 * cannot be retrieved from the LCD.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Stored contrast in promille.
 */

MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_get_contrast (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   return p->contrast;
}


/**
 * Change LCD contrast.
 * Whis only works on LCD displays where the
 * HW supports values from 0 to 255 with 140 looking OK.
 * Is it better to use the brightness for VFD/VKD displays ?
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param promille  New contrast value in promille.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_set_contrast (Driver *drvthis, int promille)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   int real_contrast = (int) ((long) promille * 255 / 1000);

   /* Check it */
   if ((promille < 0) || (promille > 1000))
      return;

   /* Store it */
   p->contrast = promille;

   /* And do it */
   if (IS_LCD_DISPLAY || IS_LKD_DISPLAY) {
      unsigned char out[4] = { 'xFE', 'P', 0 };

      out[2] = (unsigned char) real_contrast;
      write(p->fd, out, 3);

      report(RPT_DEBUG, "%s: contrast set to %d",
            drvthis->name, real_contrast);
   } else {
      report(RPT_DEBUG, "%s: contrast not set to %d - not LCD or LKD display",
            drvthis->name, real_contrast);
   }
}


/**
 * Retrieve brightness.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param state    Brightness state (on/off) for which we want the value.
 * return        Stored brightness in promille.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_get_brightness(Driver *drvthis, int state)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   return (state == BACKLIGHT_ON) ? p->brightness : p->offbrightness;
}


/**
 * Set on/off brightness.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param state    Brightness state (on/off) for which we want to store the value.
 * param promille New brightness in promille.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_set_brightness(Driver *drvthis, int state, int promille)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   /* Check it */
   if (promille < 0 || promille > 1000)
      return;

   /* store the software value since there is no get */
   if (state == BACKLIGHT_ON) {
      p->brightness = promille;
   }
   else {
      p->offbrightness = promille;
   }
   MtxOrb_backlight(drvthis, state);
}


/**
 * Turn the LCD backlight on or off.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param on      New backlight status.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_backlight (Driver *drvthis, int on)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   if (p->adjustable_backlight) {

      int promille = (on == BACKLIGHT_ON)
                ? p->brightness
                : p->offbrightness;

      if (IS_VKD_DISPLAY) {
         unsigned char out[5] = { 'xFE', 'Y', 0 };

         /* map range [0, 1000] -> [0, 3] that the hardware understands */
         out[2] = (unsigned char) ((long) promille * 3 / 1000);

         write(p->fd, out, 3);
      }
      else {
         unsigned char out[5] = { 'xFE', 'x99', 0 };

         /* map range [0, 1000] -> [0, 255] that the hardware understands */
         out[2] = (unsigned char) ((long) promille * 255 / 1000);

         write(p->fd, out, 3);
      }

      debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: changed brightness to %d", promille);
   }
   else {
      if (on == BACKLIGHT_ON) {
         unsigned char out[4] = { 'xFE', 'B', '', 0};
         write(p->fd, out, 3);
      }
      else {
         unsigned char out[4] = { 'xFE', 'F', 0};
         write(p->fd, out, 2);
      }
   }
}


/**
 * Set output port(s).
 * Displays with keypad have 6 outputs whereas the others only have one.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param state    Integer with bits representing port states.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_output (Driver *drvthis, int state)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   unsigned char out[5] = { 'xFE', 0, 0 };

   state &= 0x3F;   /* strip to six bits */

   p->output_state = state;

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: output pins set: %04X", state);

   if (IS_LCD_DISPLAY || IS_VFD_DISPLAY) {
      /* LCD and VFD displays only have one output port */
      out[1] = (state) ? 'W' : 'V';
      write(p->fd, out, 2);
   }
   else {
      int i;

      /* Other displays have six output ports;
       * the value "on" is a binary value determining which
       * ports are turned on (1) and off (0).
       */
      for (i = 0; i < 6; i++) {
         out[1] = (state & (1 << i)) ? 'W' : 'V';
         out[2] = i+1;
         write(p->fd, out, 3);
      }
   }
}


/**
 * Clear the LCD using its hardware command
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 */
static void
MtxOrb_hardware_clear (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   write(p->fd, "xFE" "X", 2);

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: cleared LCD");
}


/**
 * Turn the LCD's built-in linewrapping feature on or off.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param on      New state.
 */
static void
MtxOrb_linewrap (Driver *drvthis, int on)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   unsigned char out[3] = { 'xFE', 0 };

   out[1] = (on) ? 'C' : 'D';
   write(p->fd, out, 2);

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: linewrap turned %s", (on) ? "on" : "off");
}


/**
 * Turn the LCD's built-in automatic scrolling feature on or off.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param on      New state.
 */
static void
MtxOrb_autoscroll (Driver *drvthis, int on)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   unsigned char out[3] = { 'xFE', 0 };

   out[1] = (on) ? 'Q' : 'R';
   write(p->fd, out, 2);

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: autoscroll turned %s", (on) ? "on" : "off");
}


/**
 * Turn LCD's hardware cursor blinking on or off.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param on      New state.
 *
 * todo  Make sure this doesn't mess up non-VFD displays.
 */
static void
MtxOrb_cursorblink (Driver *drvthis, int on)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   unsigned char out[3] = { 'xFE', 0 };

   out[1] = (on) ? 'S' : 'T';
   write(p->fd, out, 2);

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: cursorblink turned %s", (on) ? "on" : "off");
}


/**
 * Move cursor to position (x,y).
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column).
 * param y        Vertical character position (row).
 */
static void
MtxOrb_cursor_goto(Driver *drvthis, int x, int y)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   unsigned char out[5] = { 'xFE', 'G', 0, 0 };

   /* set cursor position */
   if ((x > 0) && (x <= p->width))
      out[2] = (unsigned char) x;
   if ((y > 0) && (y <= p->height))
      out[3] = (unsigned char) y;
   write(p->fd, out, 4);
}


/**
 * Provide general information about the LCD/VFD display.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Constant string with information.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT const char *
MtxOrb_get_info (Driver *drvthis)
{
   char tmp[10], buf[255];
   int model = 0;
   int i;
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   fd_set rfds;

   struct timeval tv;
   int retval;

   debug(RPT_DEBUG, "MtxOrb: get_info");

   memset(p->info, '', sizeof(p->info));
   strcat(p->info, "Matrix Orbital, ");

   /* Watch fd to see when it has input. */
   FD_ZERO(&rfds);
   FD_SET(p->fd, &rfds);

   /*
    * Read type of display
    * In query for its type, the display return a single byte value.
    */
   memset(tmp, '', sizeof(tmp));
   write(p->fd, "x0FE" "7", 2);

   /* Wait the specified amount of time. */
   tv.tv_sec = 0;      /* seconds */
   tv.tv_usec = 500;   /* microseconds */

   retval = select(p->fd+1, &rfds, NULL, NULL, &tv);

   if (retval) {
      if (read(p->fd, &tmp, 1) < 0)
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read data", drvthis->name);
      else {
         for (i = 0; modulelist.model != 0; i++) {
            if (modulelist.model == tmp[0]) {
               snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Model: %s, ", modulelist.name);
               strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);
               model = (int) tmp[0];
               break;
            }
         }
      }
   }
   else
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read device type", drvthis->name);

   if (model == 0) {
      snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Unknown model (0x%02x), ", (int) tmp[0]);
      strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);
   }

   /*
    * Read firmware revision number
    * TODO: check the format of a real display, because mine does not
    * return anything.
    * It is assumed that the display returns a two byte value giving
    * the major/minor version number.
    * NOTE: This is just a guess as the manual doesn't describe
    * the returned format.
    */
   memset(tmp, '', sizeof(tmp));
   write(p->fd, "x0FE" "6", 2);

   /* Wait the specified amount of time. */
   tv.tv_sec = 0;      /* seconds */
   tv.tv_usec = 500;   /* microseconds */

   retval = select(p->fd+1, &rfds, NULL, NULL, &tv);

   if (retval) {
      if (read(p->fd, &tmp, 2) < 0)
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read data", drvthis->name);

   }
   else
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read device firmware revision", drvthis->name);

   snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Firmware Rev.: 0x%02x 0x%02x, ", tmp[0], tmp[1]);
   strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);

   /*
    * Read serial number of display
    * It is assumed that the display returns a two byte value giving
    * the serial number.
    * NOTE: This is just a guess as the manual doesn't describe
    * the returned format, but for setting the serial number two bytes
    * have to be supplied, so it is likely the display will return those.
    */
   memset(tmp, '', sizeof(tmp));
   write(p->fd, "x0FE" "5", 2);

   /* Wait the specified amount of time. */
   tv.tv_sec = 0;      /* seconds */
   tv.tv_usec = 500;   /* microseconds */

   retval = select(p->fd+1, &rfds, NULL, NULL, &tv);

   if (retval) {
      if (read(p->fd, &tmp, 2) < 0)
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read data", drvthis->name);
   }
   else
      report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: unable to read device serial number", drvthis->name);

   snprintf(buf, sizeof(buf), "Serial No: 0x%02x 0x%02x", tmp[0], tmp[1]);
   strncat(p->info, buf, sizeof(p->info) - strlen(p->info) - 1);

   return p->info;
}

Re: LcdProc

Reply #11
/**
 * Draw a vertical bar bottom-up.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column) of the starting point.
 * param y        Vertical character position (row) of the starting point.
 * param len      Number of characters that the bar is high at 100%
 * param promille Current height level of the bar in promille.
 * param options  Options (currently unused).
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_vbar (Driver *drvthis, int x, int y, int len, int promille, int options)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   if (p->ccmode != vbar) {
      unsigned char vBar[p->cellheight];
      int i;

      if (p->ccmode != standard) {
         /* Not supported(yet) */
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: vbar: cannot combine two modes using user-defined characters",
               drvthis->name);
         return;
      }
      p->ccmode = vbar;

      memset(vBar, 0x00, sizeof(vBar));

      for (i = 1; i < p->cellheight; i++) {
         /* add pixel line per pixel line ... */
         vBar[p->cellheight - i] = 0xFF;
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, i, vBar);
      }
   }

   lib_vbar_static(drvthis, x, y, len, promille, options, p->cellheight, 0);
}


/**
 * Draw a horizontal bar to the right.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column) of the starting point.
 * param y        Vertical character position (row) of the starting point.
 * param len      Number of characters that the bar is long at 100%
 * param promille Current length level of the bar in promille.
 * param options  Options (currently unused).
 */MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_hbar (Driver *drvthis, int x, int y, int len, int promille, int options)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;

   if (p->ccmode != hbar) {
      unsigned char hBar[p->cellheight];
      int i;

      if (p->ccmode != standard) {
         /* Not supported(yet) */
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: hbar: cannot combine two modes using user-defined characters",
               drvthis->name);
         return;
      }
      p->ccmode = hbar;

      memset(hBar, 0x00, sizeof(hBar));

      for (i = 1; i <= p->cellwidth; i++) {
         /* fill pixel columns from left to right. */
         memset(hBar, 0xFF & ~((1 << (p->cellwidth - i)) - 1), sizeof(hBar));
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, i, hBar);
      }
   }

   lib_hbar_static(drvthis, x, y, len, promille, options, p->cellwidth, 0);
}


/**
 * Write a big number to the screen.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column).
 * param num      Character to write (0 - 10 with 10 representing ':')
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_num (Driver *drvthis, int x, int num)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   int do_init = 0;

   if ((num < 0) || (num > 10))
      return;

   if (p->ccmode != bignum) {
      if (p->ccmode != standard) {
         /* Not supported (yet) */
         report(RPT_WARNING, "%s: num: cannot combine two modes using user-defined characters",
               drvthis->name);
         return;
      }

      p->ccmode = bignum;

      do_init = 1;
   }

   /* Lib_adv_bignum does everything needed to show the bignumbers. */
   lib_adv_bignum(drvthis, x, num, 0, do_init);
}


/**
 * Get total number of custom characters available.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        Number of custom characters (always NUM_CCs).
 */
MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_get_free_chars (Driver *drvthis)
{
   return NUM_CCs;
}


/**
 * Define a custom character and write it to the LCD.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param n        Custom character to define [0 - (NUM_CCs-1)].
 * param dat      Array of 8(=cellheight) bytes, each representing a pixel row
 *                starting from the top to bottom.
 *                The bits in each byte represent the pixels where the LSB
 *                (least significant bit) is the rightmost pixel in each pixel row.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_set_char (Driver *drvthis, int n, unsigned char *dat)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   unsigned char out[12] = { 'xFE', 'N', 0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0 };
   unsigned char mask = (1 << p->cellwidth) - 1;
   int row;

   if ((n < 0) || (n >= NUM_CCs))
      return;
   if (!dat)
      return;

   out[2] = n;   /* Custom char to define. xxx */

   for (row = 0; row < p->cellheight; row++) {
      out[row+3] = dat[row] & mask;
   }
   write(p->fd, out, 11);
}


/**
 * Place an icon on the screen.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal character position (column).
 * param y        Vertical character position (row).
 * param icon    synbolic value representing the icon.
 * retval 0      Icon has been successfully defined/written.
 * retval <0      Server core shall define/write the icon.
 */

MODULE_EXPORT int
MtxOrb_icon (Driver *drvthis, int x, int y, int icon)
{
   static unsigned char heart_open[] =
      { b__XXXXX,
        b__X_X_X,
        b_______,
        b_______,
        b_______,
        b__X___X,
        b__XX_XX,
        b__XXXXX };
   static unsigned char heart_filled[] =
      { b__XXXXX,
        b__X_X_X,
        b___X_X_,
        b___XXX_,
        b___XXX_,
        b__X_X_X,
        b__XX_XX,
        b__XXXXX };
   static unsigned char arrow_up[] =
      { b____X__,
        b___XXX_,
        b__X_X_X,
        b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char arrow_down[] =
      { b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b__X_X_X,
        b___XXX_,
        b____X__,
        b_______ };
   /*
   static unsigned char arrow_left[] =
      { b_______,
        b____X__,
        b___X___,
        b__XXXXX,
        b___X___,
        b____X__,
        b_______,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char arrow_right[] =
      { b_______,
        b____X__,
        b_____X_,
        b__XXXXX,
        b_____X_,
        b____X__,
        b_______,
        b_______ };
   */
   static unsigned char checkbox_off[] =
      { b_______,
        b_______,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__X___X,
        b__X___X,
        b__X___X,
        b__XXXXX,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char checkbox_on[] =
      { b____X__,
        b____X__,
        b__XXX_X,
        b__X_XX_,
        b__X_X_X,
        b__X___X,
        b__XXXXX,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char checkbox_gray[] =
      { b_______,
        b_______,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__X_X_X,
        b__XX_XX,
        b__X_X_X,
        b__XXXXX,
        b_______ };
   /*
   static unsigned char selector_left[] =
      { b___X___,
        b___XX__,
        b___XXX_,
        b___XXXX,
        b___XXX_,
        b___XX__,
        b___X___,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char selector_right[] =
      { b_____X_,
        b____XX_,
        b___XXX_,
        b__XXXX_,
        b___XXX_,
        b____XX_,
        b_____X_,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char ellipsis[] =
      { b_______,
        b_______,
        b_______,
        b_______,
        b_______,
        b_______,
        b__X_X_X,
        b_______ };
   static unsigned char block_filled[] =
      { b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX,
        b__XXXXX };
   */

   /* Yes we know, this is a VERY BAD implementation :-) */
   switch (icon) {
      case ICON_BLOCK_FILLED:
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 255);
         break;
      case ICON_HEART_FILLED:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 0, heart_filled);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 0);
         break;
      case ICON_HEART_OPEN:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 0, heart_open);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 0);
         break;
      case ICON_ARROW_UP:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 1, arrow_up);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 1);
         break;
      case ICON_ARROW_DOWN:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 2, arrow_down);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 2);
         break;
      case ICON_ARROW_LEFT:
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 0x7F);
         break;
      case ICON_ARROW_RIGHT:
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 0x7E);
         break;
      case ICON_CHECKBOX_OFF:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 3, checkbox_off);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 3);
         break;
      case ICON_CHECKBOX_ON:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 4, checkbox_on);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 4);
         break;
      case ICON_CHECKBOX_GRAY:
         MtxOrb_set_char(drvthis, 5, checkbox_gray);
         MtxOrb_chr(drvthis, x, y, 5);
         break;
      default:
         return -1; /* Let the core do other icons */
   }
   return 0;
}


/**
 * Set cursor position and state.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * param x        Horizontal cursor position (column).
 * param y        Vertical cursor position (row).
 * param state    New cursor state.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT void
MtxOrb_cursor (Driver *drvthis, int x, int y, int state)
{
   PrivateData *p = (PrivateData *) drvthis->private_data;

   /* set cursor state */
   switch (state) {
      case CURSOR_OFF:   /* no cursor */
         write(p->fd, "xFE" "K", 2);
         break;
      case CURSOR_UNDER:   /* underline cursor */
      case CURSOR_BLOCK:   /* inverting blinking block */
      case CURSOR_DEFAULT_ON:   /* blinking block */
      default:
         write(p->fd, "xFE" "J", 2);
         break;
   }

   /* set cursor position */
    MtxOrb_cursor_goto(drvthis, x, y);
}


/**
 * Get key from the LCD/VFD.
 * param drvthis  Pointer to driver structure.
 * return        String representation of the key.
 *                c NULL if nothing available / unmapped key.
 */
MODULE_EXPORT const char *
MtxOrb_get_key (Driver *drvthis)
{
   PrivateData *p = drvthis->private_data;
   char key = 0;
   struct pollfd fds[1];

   /* don't query the keyboard if there are no mapped keys */
   if ((p->keys == 0) && (!p->keypad_test_mode))
      return NULL;

   /* poll for data or return */
   fds[0].fd = p->fd;
   fds[0].events = POLLIN;
   fds[0].revents = 0;
   poll(fds,1,0);
   if (fds[0].revents == 0)
      return NULL;

   (void) read(p->fd, &key, 1);
   report(RPT_DEBUG, "%s: get_key: key 0x%02X", drvthis->name, key);

   if (key == '')
      return NULL;

   if (!p->keypad_test_mode) {
      /* we assume standard key mapping here */
      if ((key >= 'A') && (key <= 'A' + MAX_KEY_MAP)) {
         return p->keymap[key-'A'];
      }
      else {
         report(RPT_INFO, "%s: Untreated key 0x%02X", drvthis->name, key);
         return NULL;
      }
   }
   else {
      fprintf(stdout, "MtxOrb: Received character %cn", key);
      fprintf(stdout, "MtxOrb: Press another key of your device.n");
   }
   return NULL;
}

/* EOF */

Re: LcdProc

Reply #12
Can you please attach these codes as a text file? zipping the original files or renaming them as .txt will both work. It is too hard to follow anything this way.

Re: LcdProc

Reply #13
Hello,
Sure for reason I was unable to attach a file before.
Either way the only change in the file is the one noted above. Comment on line 457
LCDproc source 0.5.4
http://sourceforge.net/projects/lcdproc ... z/download
I haven't even looked at this in a while as I'm very busy with work.
Cheers,
John

Re: LcdProc

Reply #14
Hi,

I am wondering if any progress was made on this ?

I would be using with LCDProc for MythTV so maybe others can comment as well if this works for them ?

Thanks in advance,

Ian B