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WHAT IS MYTHLCDSERVER

mythlcdserver controls an LCD device taking commands from one or more myth client(s) and sending the requests to the LCDProc server.

PREREQUISITES

You should already have setup LCDProc 0.4.5 or later.

COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS

-p or –port number A port number to listen on (default is 6545) If no port is given the server will try to get the port from the “LCDServerPort” database setting.

-d or –daemon Runs lcd server as a daemon

-n or –nodaemon Does not run lcd server as a daemon (default)

-m or –startupmessage msg Message to show at startup The message will be shown for a set period of time or until a client connects to the server. You can use the ‘|’ character to split the message into lines. eg. “Please Wait|MythTV is starting” will show | Please Wait |
| MythTV is starting | on the LCD

-t or –messagetime time Maximum length of time to show the startup message (default 30 seconds)

-l or –logpath path Writes STDERR and STDOUT messages to path

-v or –verbose debug-level Prints more information Accepts any combination (separated by comma) of all,none,important,general,network (default important)

-x or –debuglevel level Control how much debug messages to show level is a number between 0 and 10 (default 0)

DATABASE SETTINGS

LCDServerPort - port the LCDServer listens for connections (default is 6545) LCDServerHost - host where LCDServer is located (default is localhost)

LCDPort - port to talk to LCDProc on (default is 13666)
LCDHost - host where LCDProc is located (default is localhost)

TODO

Better docs :-)