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by r3d4
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] Raspberry 3 keeps crasing without reason
Replies: 3
Views: 298

Re: Raspberry 3 keeps crasing without reason

czezz wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:53 pm

Did anyone have similar issues or maybe it is some well known problem?
dmesg wrote: [ 974.302607] mmc0: timeout waiting for hardware interrupt.
raspberrypi/linux/issues search mmc0: timeout waiting for hardware interrupt.
by r3d4
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: (pi4) so how fast is 'entry level pc performance'
Replies: 37
Views: 2961

Re: (pi4) so how fast is 'entry level pc performance'

probably depends who you ask :roll: in my experience 'entry level performance': 133/233mhz 16bit gfx and no maths coprocessor ! see also : https://archive.org/details/ComputerShopperJuly85Vol5No7AtariArticles --- Do you have your RPi clocked down to 1MHz? And how if so? its probably possible with Ja...
by r3d4
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why is the RPi4 being advertised as a desktop computer?
Replies: 114
Views: 10720

Re: Why is the RPi4 being advertised as a desktop computer?

No true scots man would use a desktop pc with an arm cpu! it's ARM processor makes it too incompatible with anything to make it a real desktop computer. my brain architecture makes it too incomparable with anything to make it a real desktop computer. so you are correct ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
by r3d4
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Will USB-C ever replace all other ports or just some?
Replies: 31
Views: 2628

Re: Will USB-C ever replace all other ports or just some?

Is USB-C really better / best way to solve all this? when you have replaced all other cables with usb c usb D will be the next "innovation" better / best "solution" :oops: :o By the time most devices are shipped as USB-C then something else with a different connector will be out and it begins all o...
by r3d4
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How do capacitors work?
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: How do capacitors work?

by r3d4
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4166

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

The thread does appear to have been truncated, however. Not as far as I know, and r3d4 was the originator, and he linked to a post with a bit of a clickbaity title about the weight of electrons in an empty or "filled" kindle. my apologies... i was looking for something completely different and foun...
by r3d4
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4166

how heavy is raspbian ?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Raspbian comes pre-installed with plenty of software for education, programming and general use. It has Python, Scratch, Sonic Pi, Java and more. :roll: Apparently a-kindle-loaded-with-e-books-is-heavier-than-an-empty-one ... so how heavy is raspbian ?
by r3d4
Thu May 23, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Bootstrapping Languages
Replies: 10
Views: 1423

Re: Bootstrapping Languages

(interesting and relevant ...)+ https://gra.mirror.cyberbits.eu/fosdem/2019/K.4.201/gnumes.webm - "GNU Mes Reduced Binary Seed bootstrap for GNU Guix." Two years ago on FOSDEM'17 a minimalistic bootstrap was a dream; today it has started to become reality. Bootstrapping GNU/Linux without use of the ...
by r3d4
Fri May 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Why Avoid BASIC on RPi?
Replies: 2312
Views: 111214

Re: Why Avoid BASIC on RPi?

Coincidentally I just found Alan telling the story in 1980 something: "Seminar with Alan Kay on Object Oriented Programming" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjJaFG63Hlo co co-incidentally , off some other FP tangent i just found http://dirk.rave.org/chap9.txt - Object Oriented Programming ... is po...
by r3d4
Thu May 02, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: Github network graph feature - still there?

well thanks for the clarification im shore your time is precious >this is a github question and better asked on their forum, sorry about any apparent misunderstanding , i asked this forum because github is used by the foundation and this forum members , my intent was to address *this* community (the...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: All Your Code Are Belong To Us 2.0

I just had a look at one of my repos and https://github.com/DougieLawson/backlight_dimmer/network exists and is populated with exactly what I expected to see. So the assertion that Has the github 'network graph' feature been removed? isn't true for that repo. There may be a switch that can disable ...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: All Your Code Are Belong To Us 2.0

The new topic you have raised appears to be about some feature of that service that you think might have changed. It seems reasonable to me that it should be a new topic in its own right. But as a generic question concerning some aspect of a third-party service, the Raspberry Pi forums might not be...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: All Your Code Are Belong To Us 2.0

That you're on the Pi forum, not the one for github... I would say that's even off topic for the 'off topic' section. so still dont see why that would upset any one :| considering searching the pi blog has close to 300 mentions or whatever of that hub https://www.raspberrypi.org/search/github - '28...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Github network graph feature - still there?

i did reply to an old topic, https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=215177 *someone* didnt like that so it was deleted :roll: no reason or rhyme about it so myself im non the wiser what the problem exactly was with the previous post :| ---- Has the github 'network graph' feature bee...
by r3d4
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 1st April arrived early this year...
Replies: 23
Views: 2335

Re: 1st April arrived early this year...

That reminds me, I'll be off the internets from 00:00 BST tonight until, at least, 20:00BST tomorrow. Can't stand all that false junk that appears on 1st April. this superuser/stackexchange css today is.gd O.0 :mrgreen: ... i would like the mouse trails in my default browser css .. if that is even ...
by r3d4
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Image Creation/Backup/Compression
Replies: 6
Views: 1215

Re: SD Image Creation/Backup/Compression

rec9140 wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:28 pm
specific software on them that has to be installed and compiled and tweaked.. its not a very scriptable process via BASH or anything else really.
This "specific `not very scriptable` software" sound interesting ...
by r3d4
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 4G dongle connected (Raspberry Pi-2) but no internet
Replies: 12
Views: 1464

Re: 4G dongle connected (Raspberry Pi-2) but no internet

Many mobile network providers block incoming access. see also Many if not most broadband 3G/4G providers use a Carrier Grade NAT setup: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrier-grade_NAT This means you get a local IP from behind the providers router(s). 192.168.x.x or 10.x.x.x If this is the case then...
by r3d4
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it OK to have USB sticks plugged for a long rime?
Replies: 20
Views: 1963

Re: Is it OK to have USB sticks plugged for a long rime?

If your intent was more about learning to use RAID, and you're not storing any irreplaceable data, then "USB sticks" are fine. Just scrolled past this: post and video nbd-graphical-viewer-raid-5-edition about an application visualizing what’s happening on a RAID 5 disk set 8-) and was reminded of t...
by r3d4
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Are there any benefits from the Raspberry Pi using ARM?
Replies: 77
Views: 5358

Re: Are there any benefits from the Raspberry Pi using ARM?

... a little More on topic ;) but still off on a bit of a tangent could the same be done with x86 some answers WRT: benefits from using ARM? could be lurking in the that topic :idea: .. ohh O.O https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=129251#p921927 Is this a continuation of the now l...
by r3d4
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi3A+ no wifi in NOOBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1007

Re: Pi3A+ no wifi in NOOBS

perhaps the noob's used needs newer firmware files ect?
by r3d4
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 4G Modem on RPI in rural area
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Re: 4G Modem on RPI in rural area

+
viewtopic.php?t=167879#p1079496 - How to remote access Pi connected to 4G hotspot
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is it possible to take a 1TB external USB hard drive and make a swapfile?
Replies: 7
Views: 2030

Re: Is it possible to take a 1TB external USB hard drive and make a swapfile?

jahboater wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:29 am
a couple of GB should suffice.
the rule used to be 1/2 of total system memory ... but that was for totally different system :roll:
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?
Replies: 21
Views: 2370

Re: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?

I've only experienced mouse lag similar to what you describe, once. It turns out that it was because my chosen power supply at the time was junk. Upon using a different power supply, I never ever saw the issue again. i have vvv-cheep *wireless kbd and mouse that will lag when connected to a pi ... ...
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?
Replies: 21
Views: 2370

Re: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?

Plus, I'm experiencing the issue and can easily reproduce it. But I don't know the first thing about Linux USB drivers or where to start troubleshooting something like this. If I can't convince anyone that this is a real issue, that's ok. But I'd love to be pointed in the right direction to dig fur...
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Android
Topic: LineageOS
Replies: 17
Views: 11587

Re: LineageOS

As soon as I insert it into my Pi 3 and plug it in, the graphics test rainbow image appears, so I'm assuming that it's working.But then after that it just goes immediately to a black screen. Is this supposed to happen or am I doing something wrong? Please help! https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/vi...

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