So. I started from scratch. Downloaded Volumio 1.5 image, burned to SD card, booted my Pi. Ran rip-config to expand the file system. Checked Volumio worked.
Followed Aubrey’s instructions here : pypi.python.org/pypi/RPi.GPIO/0.5.8 ) But before I did that I thought I’d check all was still good.)
However on reboot Volumio doesn’t appear to be running properly. I get some ‘Illegal instruction’ warnings when Avahi and mpd are started during boot up. When I run top I can see mpd running, but when I try to access the web front end via IP Address I get nothing.
I’m getting the feeling either I’m doing something wrong or there is something in Volumio 1.5 that doesn’t like the latest versions of the packages installed by Aubrey’s instructions ? (Newer packages installed?)
Should I be SSHing in as root, pi or volumio? I’ve been going in as root mainly…
Anyway - I thought I’d carry on just to see if I could install the GPIO stuff this way. I had to apt-get install gcc to be able to install the GPIO stuff. But it seems to be there.
I had to alter : git clone github.com/adafruit/Adafruit-Ra … n-Code.git
to : git clone git://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit-Rasp … n-Code.git
(i.e. change https to git) to get the Adafruit stuff to download. I also logged in as pi rather than root for this bit as it appeared Aubrey’s script needed the python stuff to be in /home/pi not /root
I was then able to - it appears - install the GPIO bits in Python.
However after following the rest of Aubrey’s guide - copying the lcdSongInfo.py into the Adafruit LCDPLate directory, copying start_lcdSongInfo.sh to /etc/init.d and chmod 755ing it I get an error about the start_lcdSongInfo.sh during boot up saying No such file or directory.
I’d really like to get this working - but feel I’m hitting a brick wall. I’m not a total noob - but I’m no expert… Any help really appreciated. Love Volumio - such a nicely designed front-end and it sounds great. Just that I’d really like to get the LCD display working with it - and some front panel buttons!