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by Smudged
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Pi 4B GPIO Bootmode Support?
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: Pi 4B GPIO Bootmode Support?

"its SD card only, although you can then boot a kernel from a USB attached device" Not sure what you mean here jamesh. I tried and failed to boot from SD card/USB disk with root=/dev/sda3 in cmdline.txt on the SD card. In fact a USB disk plugged into any USB socket either directly or via a powered U...
by Smudged
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: New TV Tuner from HQ
Replies: 131
Views: 44256

Re: New TV Tuner from HQ

Hmmm... I'm having a spot of bother with my new toy. Installed on a Pi 3B running Stretch fully updated with tvheadend & kodi installed. The tvheadend wizard pretend do a channel search but fails to find muxes on 2 out of 6 channels and only the DVB-T2 (DTG6) muxes on another channel. Result: only 4...
by Smudged
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Python
Topic: ImportError: No module named clienthelpers
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: ImportError: No module named clienthelpers

Hi

I realise that my rant doesn't belong in the Python section.

I'd be happy if a mod moved the whole thread to a more appropriate place.

Thanks
by Smudged
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Python
Topic: ImportError: No module named clienthelpers
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: ImportError: No module named clienthelpers

OK I fixed this problem by building gpsd & gpsd-clients from 3.16 sources. 3.17 has a run-time problem: TypeError: Couldn't find foreign struct converter for 'cairo.Context' That's now the 2nd time that gpsd and/or clients has not worked from the repo package. Why bother to distribute a duff package...
by Smudged
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: ImportError: No module named clienthelpers
Replies: 2
Views: 424

ImportError: No module named clienthelpers

Hi A few weeks ago I upgraded my Pis to Stretch. All went well and they have been running successfully since ... except I tried to run xgps on one system which before the upgrade worked fine. Now I get the following error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/xgps", line 30, in ...

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