Check out this page to see if your LCD is supported by fbtft. If it is, find out its device name and try to set it up (yours looks like tinylcd35):
sudo modprobe fbtft_device name=tinylcd35
# check if you have /dev/fb1. If so, try using it, e.g.
# map a login console
con2fbmap 1 1
# run X windows (remove xorg.conf if it refers to /dev/fb0)
Unfortunately it seems that as of November, 2019, this cannot be done.
It can definitely multi-display using the same protocol/driver, however it can't do it if you are using DSI + HDMI.
The issue is that the underlying boot code enables a framebuffer to HDMI or a framebuffer for DSI, but not both.
There are TFT screens that actually have HDMI / mini ...
From raspberrypi forum, you can use tvservice:
Run “tvservice -m CEA” to give a list of CEA supported modes.
Run “tvservice -m DMT” to give a list of DMT supported modes.
Run “tvservice -s” to give you the current state.
Alternatively you can do the following:
1. Run “tvservice -d <file>” to capture a monitor’s EDID.
2. Pass ...
VLC is getting custom (downstream !) patches for the Raspberry Pi all the time. The foundation pays experienced developers to create and test them. Obviously, without running the latest software you will not see any of it.
VLC uses software decoding without these patches, and will be very slow.
Assuming the RPi is booting as stated in your question
You can force the RPi to display through HDMI even if no HDMI screen is detected.
this can be achieved by appending
at the end of config.txtIt is not necessary but you should also append
this fixes certain sound problems
If you still dont have any HDMI output then
I'm hereby answering my own question.
A pi-hero on reddit led me to the solution for my problem: link to original answer on reddit
The answer lies in this document: ELI Touch Screen Calibration in Linux
First of all, we need to check the name of the display with the following command:
For me, it was DSI-1.
Then we need to do the same for our ...