lcdmod is a kernel module for using HD44780 compatible LCD displays connected to the parallel port. The driver is based on a vt52 display, so output from commands can simply be echoed to the device file. It uses fast 8 bit mode, and supports user defined fonts and multiple wiring schemes.
|Tags||Hardware Operating System Kernels|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: This release is compatible with 2.6.x kernels.
Release Notes: Support for 2.6 kernels was added.
Release Notes: New backlight support.
Release Notes: This release fixes a stupid precedence bug in writeData() which prevented non-LCDMOD wiring schemes from working, as well as a bug which meant displays with 16 columns and more than 2 rows couldn't access all of the display.
Release Notes: The proc file entry was re-enabled.