Re: Attaching LCD to Motorola Coldfire 5282/uCLinux

From: Steve Beaver (sbeaver_at_columbus.rr.com)
Date: 01/28/04


Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 13:47:41 GMT

At the moment, it is an application that demonstrates the use of a graphic
LCD rather than a driver. When I make it into a driver, I'll certainly make
it available.

"Tankred Mueller" <tanki_nospam@epost.de> wrote in message
news:bv7to9$o36u8$1@ID-145595.news.uni-berlin.de...
> I?m sorry,
> I misunderstood you in this case.
>
> Thank you for the code. I?ll try it when I?m ready with the rest of the
> project (there is a lot of cad work to do).
>
> Why don?t you publish your driver in some kind of HowTo? There is not much
> information concerning lcds on Coldfires in the web.
>
> Thank you for your help,
> Tankred.
>
>
> Steve Beaver wrote:
>
> > Absolutely. I hooked up the lcd module to different I/O pins of course
> > and changed the I/O port addresses but oother than that it runs pretty
> > much as is. In fact, it is running right here on my desk right now on an
> > Arcturus Coldfire development board.
> >
> > I will email you the modified source.
> >
> > Steve
> >
> > "Tankred Müller" <tankred.mueller@epost.de> wrote in message
> > news:bv5eps$o4qhr$1@ID-145595.news.uni-berlin.de...
> >> Hello Steve!
> >>
> >> Are you sure about that? The code seems to be very close to the
hardware
> >> used in the described project, and it uses an ATMega128.
> >>
> >> Did you mean this link?
> >> http://www.microsyl.com/graphlcd/graphlcd.html
> >>
> >> I´m sorry, but I don´t understand how this code (whis should be only
for
> >> demonstration -> header) could work under uCLinux. Please, show me that
> >> I am wrong...
> >>
> >> Tankred.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Steve Beaver wrote:
> >> > Try this site: http://www.microsyl.com/ and click on the "Graph LCD
> > LIb".
> >> > Although not written for uClinux, I had it running on a COldfire and
> > uClinux
> >> > without modification.
> >> >
> >> > "Tankred Müller" <tankred.mueller@epost.de> wrote in message
> >> > news:bur3gc$kgdrq$1@ID-145595.news.uni-berlin.de...
> >> >
> >> >>Hello!
> >> >>
> >> >>Is there anyone out there with experience in this case? I searched
the
> >> >>web with google, but found nothing detailed.
> >> >>
> >> >>In the uCLinux kernel configuration are some options concerning the
> >> >>T6963 controller (toshiba, I think). This is a graphical controller
> >> >>used in many LCDs, but I don´t know how to connect this device to the
> >> >>processor, and if graphical output is possible.
> >> >>
> >> >>There are also some drivers in driver/video that look like lcd
drivers
> >> >>(e.g. epson1356fb.c), but there is no information how to use these as
> >> >
> >> > well.
> >> >
> >> >>Any idea?
> >> >>
> >> >>Thanks in advance,
> >> >>Tankred.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
>
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