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Offline Dayblade

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2008, 06:16:15 pm »
Since this has been rolled up in the LCDProc package - which driver did you write for the x700?  I cannot seem to find the name of the driver in question as well as what port did you assign it (parallel port?, usb com1?)

Thanks again guys.  One less X700 on the market.

Dayblade

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2008, 01:16:45 pm »
Since this has been rolled up in the LCDProc package - which driver did you write for the x700?  I cannot seem to find the name of the driver in question as well as what port did you assign it (parallel port?, usb com1?)

Thanks again guys.  One less X700 on the market.

Dayblade

Just a bump.

Did you ever figure out what driver and port the lcd should be run as?
Or do you still have to install in manually?



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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #17 on: November 20, 2008, 01:06:43 am »
This is awesome... I loaded pfsense on my X500 by popping in a 2GB CF and upgrading the RAM to 512... Truthfully I never expected it to work this well, if at all, since I did it without looking if anyone had done it before.  The LCD just tops it off and makes it look great... On ebay most used watchguards go for less than $50 usd since the live security subscription is so much which basically junks the box.  This is a perfect appliance for pfsense and with the 6 NICs it really takes it to the next level. 

I hope this makes it to a package for the faint of heart!

Being less of a programmer and more of a network guy I ahve been having a hard time adjusting what the LCD reads out.  I went through the .conf file but did not see any per line settings... where can i go to edit how/what the LCD displays?

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #18 on: November 20, 2008, 01:50:19 am »
It works perfectly on X750 too. On FreeBSD 7 based versions of pfSense it doesn't work without tricks becose missing libraries libc.so.6 and libkvm.so.3.

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2008, 04:53:02 pm »
fix it by:

cd /lib
ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln -s libkvm.so.4 libkvm.so.3

then it works

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2008, 03:22:07 am »
fix it by:

cd /lib
ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln -s libkvm.so.4 libkvm.so.3

then it works

Yup. I did that.

Friend also recommended using libmap.conf instead of ln, but I didn't get myself to try it yet.

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2008, 12:48:25 pm »
Hi. Kinda new to this. I got a 128 MB card loaded with the PFSense but need some more detailed newb type help to get the LCD portion to work. Can anyone help me?

Thanks for your time,

Jess
Dizydiz@gmail.com

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2009, 09:20:09 am »
I am also new and interested in getting the LCD to work on my Firebox. 1.2.1 final works great from CompactFlash otherwise.

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #23 on: January 08, 2009, 03:21:36 pm »
what is the chance somebody will get the buttons on the firebox x series working within lcdproc?   prior to installing pfsense on my watchguard I had full ubuntu server installed using lcd4linux.   The latest version of lcd4linux supports 100% the sdec lcd on the firebox x series as well as the buttons.   I was able to configure screens and reboot the firebox through the interface.

The aptitude version of lcd4linux doesnt have this support, only the latest v10.1 rc2 version does which I manually downloaded and installed on top of the v10.0 that is available through aptitude.


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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2009, 09:09:55 am »
In response to a couple requests; I've posed the LCDproc driver code for the lcd.  I've been informed we might be able to make a charmap for the hd44780 standard driver in LCDproc. Doing this would allow the buttons to work too!

Source code is posted on my site: http://www.ktechs.net/


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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #25 on: April 13, 2009, 04:00:14 am »
Works fine here on 1.2.3-RC1, even without the symlinks. As I run an embeded kernel on a HDD, I just had to comment out the 2 mount lines in the install script before running.

Would be nice to see the buttons working.

Phil

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #26 on: April 17, 2009, 12:54:01 pm »
fix it by:

cd /lib
ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln -s libkvm.so.4 libkvm.so.3

then it works

Did you do this on an embedded system or full install?  When I try on an embedded, I get:

pfsense:/lib#  ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln: libc.so.6: Read-only file system
« Last Edit: April 17, 2009, 12:58:45 pm by Sifter »

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #28 on: April 17, 2009, 01:33:39 pm »
Thank you.  Awesome job on this.  Another x700 LCD working on an embedded system.

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Re: Firebox LCD Driver for LCDProc
« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2009, 12:55:23 am »
Since this has been rolled up in the LCDProc package - which driver did you write for the x700?  I cannot seem to find the name of the driver in question as well as what port did you assign it (parallel port?, usb com1?)

Thanks again guys.  One less X700 on the market.

Dayblade

I recently installed a full version of this and would also like to know if this was ever figured out.  What port and driver were used in the package for the watchguards?