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Doc update. Mostly additional ALDL stuffs.

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Solomon Peachy 4 years ago
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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

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