Hi I am trying to use the CFAH2004L-YYB-JP (20x4) LCD with Linux's LCDproc found at http://lcdproc.sourceforge.net/docs/0.4.3-docs-html/drivers.html. I am using the winamp wiring scheme but have had no luck. With this one or with any. I have it connected to my parallel port and drawing power from the 5V line off the Molex inside. All i get is a lit LCD with the 1st and 3rd bars dark (ie pixels are turned on).. Everything else is blank. Backlight is working fine. What does this mean. When I bought this LCD I was told it had a HD44780 inside. Is there any way to do a diagnostic to make sure its still "ticking". Has anyone else tried using this display as a HD44780 wired straight to the parallel port with any success? any ideas as too a working wiring scheme. I can change software easily, but as for hardware i can solder.. thats about it. (btw.. i checked the connections currently, all seem to be ok).
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