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authorSolomon Peachy <pizza@shaftnet.org>2019-01-28 21:46:11 -0500
committerSolomon Peachy <pizza@shaftnet.org>2019-01-28 21:46:11 -0500
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@@ -5,30 +5,32 @@ Latest code can be found at:
http://git.shaftnet.org/cgit/users/pizza/public/aldl_pi.git
-This interfaces with General Motor's ancient 160 baud "Pin M" ALDL protocol to create a
-virtual dashboard capable of displaying any data that the ECU reports. It is intended to
-be used with a Raspberry Pi's composite video output, and collects its data using one of
-the RPi's GPIOs.
+This interfaces with General Motor's ancient 160 baud "Pin E" ALDL protocol
+to create a virtual dashboard capable of displaying any data that the
+ECU reports. It is intended to be used with a Raspberry Pi's composite
+video output, and collects its data using one of the RPi's GPIOs.
For more information on the 160 baud ALDL protocol, see:
http://www.techedge.com.au/vehicle/aldl160/160serial.htm
- More modern "ODB1" 8192 ALDL systems are not supported! For those, see the LinuxALDL
- project instead:
+ More modern "Pin M" 8192 ALDL systems are not supported! For those, see
+ the LinuxALDL project instead:
http://git.shaftnet.org/cgit/users/pizza/public/linuxaldl.git
-The dashboard rendering, data acquiition, and ALDL protocol handling are modular, so this
-code should be easily extendible to other vehicles and computing platforms.
+The dashboard rendering, data acquiition, and ALDL protocol handling
+are modular, so this code should be easily extendible to other vehicles
+ and computing platforms.
Requires the wiringPi, SDL2, and SDL2_ttf libraries.
-Currently only supports the A179 datastream, used by, among others, 1992-1995 C/K trucks
-with manual transmissions.
+Currently only supports the A179 datastream, used by, among others,
+1992-1995 C/K trucks with manual transmissions.
-This software was written to meet my own needs, but I'm releasing it under the GNU GPLv3
-in the hopes that others will find it useful. I'd appreciate an email if that's the case!
+This software was written to meet my own needs, but I'm releasing it under
+the GNU GPLv3 in the hopes that others will find it useful. I'd appreciate
+an email if that's the case!
Solomon Peachy