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authorSolomon Peachy <pizza@shaftnet.org>2019-01-29 19:49:26 -0500
committerSolomon Peachy <pizza@shaftnet.org>2019-01-29 19:49:26 -0500
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Doc update. Mostly additional ALDL stuffs.
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@@ -12,29 +12,33 @@ 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
+ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ALDL
+ http://www.techedge.com.au/vehicle/aldl160/aldl160b.htm
- More modern "Pin M" 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,
+ there are several alternative projects, including:
- http://git.shaftnet.org/cgit/users/pizza/public/linuxaldl.git
+ http://git.shaftnet.org/cgit/users/pizza/public/linuxaldl.git/
+ http://fbodytech.com/misc/raspberry-pi-dashboarddatalogger/
+ https://github.com/resfilter/aldl
-The dashboard rendering, data acquiition, and ALDL protocol handling
-are modular, so this code should be easily extendible to other vehicles
-and computing platforms.
+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.
+Compilation requires the wiringPi, SDL2, and SDL2_ttf libraries.
NOTE: Physical interfacing of the vehicle to the RPi is beyond the
scope of this README. Do not blame me if you blow up your RPi or the
ECU on your vehicle!
-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 currently only supports the A179 datastream, used by, among others,
+1992-1995 C/K trucks with manual transmissions. As you may surmise, I
+own one of these vehicles.
+
+So. 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. If you
+do, I'd appreciate an email!
Solomon Peachy
pizza AT shaftnet DOT org