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 From:  Mark Phillips <g7ltt at g7ltt dot com>
 To:  gianfranco dot risaliti at yogitech dot com
 Cc:  'Tim Nelson' <tnelson at rockbochs dot com>, 'Mark Rupright' <mark at fivepetals dot net>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] LCD and Monowall?
 Date:  Mon, 01 Jan 2007 23:21:22 -0500
This is exactly what I had in mind but it seems that you are running it
from a PC of some sort with the display connected to the printer port?

Does your code run on WRAP?


Mark

On Sat, 2006-12-30 at 20:59 +0100, Gianfranco Risaliti wrote:
> Hello Mark,
> 
> I've implemented, with an LCD 20x4 HD44780, a bandwidth monitor,
> Such implementation is based on bmon a tool used as band-width monitor, I've
> embed on this software the feature to output the bandwidth usage. 
> 
> Have a look on the gallery to see a screen shot.
> 
> I can send the source code by email , it's a little bit huge because there
> is the bmon source code suite, tell me if you're interested
> 
> Cheers 
> 
> Gian
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Phillips [mailto:g7ltt at g7ltt dot com] 
> Sent: sabato 30 dicembre 2006 19.24
> To: Tim Nelson
> Cc: Mark Rupright; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] LCD and Monowall?
> 
> Hmmnnn,
> 
> Sounds like what we need is an LCDproc client. Due to the appliance
> nature of m0n0wall if we used a printer port to drive the LCD in the
> traditional LCDproc server mode we would exclude quite a few folks from
> using it.
> 
> If the client would forward its data to a remote server somewhere then
> one could display all sorts of system stat's.
> 
> I only wish I could write code :{
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> On Sat, 2006-12-30 at 11:46 -0600, Tim Nelson wrote:
> > I've also wanted to do something like this with Mono. I've used LCDs 
> > with Linux -MANY- times for multiple purposes... but not with BSD. The 
> > most common LCD of the type you mention is the Hitachi 44780. They're 
> > quite inexpensive and any software you'll find for controlling LCD's 
> > under *NIX/BSD will no doubt have support for that chipset. Typically... 
> > under Linux at least... after installing the proper kernel module, you 
> > create a device node such as /dev/lcd or something more creative. As 
> > long as your text is properly formatted (with control characters, 
> > etc...) you can just pipe data to /dev/lcd. Under BSD, I'm not quite 
> > sure... unfortunately I've little experience with LCDs under BSD. If 
> > there is much interest in this, I'd be willing to pick up a couple 
> > panels again and write up some docs. Anyone interested?
> > 
> > Tim Nelson
> > Technical Consultant
> > Rockbochs Inc.
> > http://www.rockbochs.com
> > 
> > 
> > Mark Rupright wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > New to the lists. I have searched the web looking for info on setting up
> a 20x2 or 20x4 LCD with monowall...no luck. Can anyone point me in the right
> direction?
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > Mark
> > >
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