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by s_cornford
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: stuck in omxplayer loop
Replies: 3
Views: 1263

Re: stuck in omxplayer loop

thanks!

with that and working out how to open an ssh connection to the pi from my laptop so that I could see the command line I soon worked out how get in change stuff.

ta very much.
by s_cornford
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: stuck in omxplayer loop
Replies: 3
Views: 1263

stuck in omxplayer loop

Like a lot of other folk it seems I am working on a video looper for a gallery installation. I have the pis fitted with on/off switches so that the gallery people can turn them on easily and am loading softshut.py and the video looping code from start up by modifying /etc/rc.local That all works fin...
by s_cornford
Sat Jan 30, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: STICKY: Using a Gert VGA 666 adapter - [HOWTO]
Replies: 153
Views: 162644

Re: Using a Gert VGA 666 adapter - [HOWTO]

Yep, I put those three lines in the configure.txt and changed the advanced options, which added another two lines at the bottom. I tried two different cables, both of which I know worked on other gear, so it's not that. Last night I ordered one of those pre-assembled vga shields from deal extreme, j...
by s_cornford
Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: STICKY: Using a Gert VGA 666 adapter - [HOWTO]
Replies: 153
Views: 162644

Re: Using a Gert VGA 666 adapter - [HOWTO]

Hi, Totally new to pis & programming, so please excuse my lack of vocabulary for this. I'm trying to build a multi-screen video installation using pis w/ omxplayer on some salvaged PC monitors. Today I received a pi B+ and the vga666 to test the theory. Installed Raspbian wheezy fine, and got omxpla...

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