From: Padraig Brady (padraig at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Tue 01 May 2001 - 16:15:14 IST
kevin lyda wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 03:57:55PM +0100, Padraig Brady wrote:
> > > I've got a headless server stored under the stairs at home. Recently,
> > > I've been thinking about throwing on a small LCD Panel, so I can see
> > > what's going on with it. However, after a couple of enquiries, I've
> > > found out that pretty much nowhere in Dublin sells decent LCD panels
> > > that I could use for it.. it got me thinking.
> i've a similar need. essentially i have a usb device that allows for four
> serial ports. i'd like to hang terminals off of it, but i'd rather they were
> > order a matrix orbital from www.linuxcentral.com
> > takes 2 days. LCDProc supports it (LCDd -t MtxOrb)
> is lcdproc output only? what are options for slim and light terminals?
> (note: a laptop doesn't count. an xterm barely counts. what i have in
> mind should have the following attributes: quick boot, quiet, no local
> admin work, low power, fast display.)
Matrix orbital speed is 19200, which is fine for the screen size.
lcdproc is output only ATM, but CVS supports keypad input, but
you want "slim terminal", so would this include a standard keyboard?
If so you would have terminal input as normal comming from a keyboard
and output going to /dev/lcd (serial). You can do an stty to set the
screen size to 20*4 or whatever and you don't need lcdproc. I guess
you could even use stty to set the clear screen sequence. I'm not
sure about splitting input and output for a terminal over different
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