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by SRSullivan
Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Sugar on Pi?
Replies: 19
Views: 10729

Re: Sugar on Pi?

<t>SergeantFTC said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Well, considering that it runs on OLPC's new tablet the XO 3.0 (or whatever it is that they are calling it), which is powered by ARM, I would say that there is a pretty good chance.<br/> <br/> <br/> Grumpyoldgit said: <br/> <br/> <br/> As far as I can see it is...
by SRSullivan
Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What I would like to see in a future version of Raspberry Pi...
Replies: 42
Views: 11188

Re: What I would like to see in a future version of Raspberry Pi...

<r>wrcousert said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I want the following:<br/> <br/> 1. A Tegra 3 CPU (or whatever the current generation is by the time this gets built).<br/> <br/> 2. At least 1GB RAM - 2GB would be preferable.<br/> <br/> 3. At least 32GB storage.<br/> <br/> 4. The most recent version of Android ...
by SRSullivan
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What else for sale?
Replies: 22
Views: 3529

Re: What else for sale?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from willrandship on December 1, 2011, 23:51<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> On a side note, it might be a good idea to make a program for windows that can properly format an SD card for the Pi. Linux users can probably handle it manually, though.[/quote]<br/> <br/> Efforts have alr...
by SRSullivan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PXE boot capable?
Replies: 9
Views: 42604

Re: PXE boot capable?

<r>Quote from brushhead on November 22, 2011, 20:09<br/> Yeah so would I...it would make a large roll out cheaper by booting directly from a TFTP server and the root file system from an NFS server.<br/> <br/> Rob.<br/> <br/> brushhead (Rob),<br/> <br/> I talked with Chirs Tyler who's part of the tea...
by SRSullivan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PXE boot capable?
Replies: 9
Views: 42604

Re: PXE boot capable?

<t>Quote from Svartalf on November 22, 2011, 19:43<br/> Quote from SRSullivan on November 22, 2011, 18:54<br/> For the ARM devices I've been working with (DreamPlug, SheevaPlug derviative: PogoPlug and Seagate GoFlex Net) the network boot has been handled by the uboot boot loader as an built-in capa...
by SRSullivan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PXE boot capable?
Replies: 9
Views: 42604

Re: PXE boot capable?

<t>Quote from brushhead on November 22, 2011, 18:25<br/> Can I PXE boot this over an NFS share?<br/> <br/> <br/> I've been wanting to know this as well.<br/> <br/> Under x86 arch that is handled by BIOS Option Roms, usually embedded in the Ethernet Card/Controller. Under ARM that structure is differ...
by SRSullivan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The equivalent of four UARTs
Replies: 5
Views: 1771

Re: The equivalent of four UARTs

<r>Quote from fluido on November 22, 2011, 14:49<br/> Do you hardware tinkerers have an idea on whether it will be an easy task to equip the board with three more UARTs? Or, since I know both I2C and SPI are serial buses, would it be possible to connect, say, the rows via I2C and the columns via SPI...
by SRSullivan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Micro USB Power
Replies: 24
Views: 5124

Re: Micro USB Power

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from digital_addict on November 22, 2011, 14:46<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Excellent job SRSullivan<br/> IMO This would be the solution for a \"Type A\". R-Pi. On the grounds that all not all hubs are the same, if the hub gives power without shorted data wires, then the power c...
by SRSullivan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Micro USB Power
Replies: 24
Views: 5124

Re: Micro USB Power

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from winkleink on November 22, 2011, 13:18<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> SRSullivan - this to me looks like the perfect solution.<br/> Assuming somebody way smarter than me on the electronics can say it will work.[/quote]<br/> <br/> I\'ve discussed this in the past with my fellows...
by SRSullivan
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Micro USB Power
Replies: 24
Views: 5124

Re: Micro USB Power

<r>I\'ve seen a fair number of folks discussing using a powered Hub to power the RPi.<br/> I\'ve done a quick diagram what it would look like, I did not attempt to be Pin accurate, mealy to properly convey the sequence of the connections.<br/> <br/> [img]<URL url="http://openrebel.ss.org/images/RPi/...

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