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by AdeV73
Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0
Replies: 5
Views: 986

Re: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0

Adding auto wlan0 didn't fix it; so I cheated and added the following to rc.local, before the xinit line:

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sudo ifdown wlan0
sudo ifup wlan0

sleep 20
Job done :)
by AdeV73
Sun Mar 22, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0
Replies: 5
Views: 986

Re: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0

Thanks - I'll give that a go on Monday when I'm back in the office.

Cheers,
Ade.
by AdeV73
Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0
Replies: 5
Views: 986

Re: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0

Hi, /etc/networking/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet manual wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf iface default inet dhcp /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev up...
by AdeV73
Sat Mar 21, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi B+ not starting WLAN0
Replies: 5
Views: 986

Pi B+ not starting WLAN0

Hi, I've just set up a shiny new Pi B+ as a web kiosk, using kweb3. Following the various instructions around the place, I finally added the line "xinit /home/pi/kiosk" to rc.local to boot the Pi into the web browser when it powers up. This all works brilliantly. Until now, I've been connecting to t...
by AdeV73
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BBC Micro Bit
Replies: 52
Views: 8260

Re: BBC Micro Bit

I've no idea how much it costs to bring a miniature board like this to market these days - the Foundatiojn probably has a pretty good idea.... - but it seems to me that the BBC are shooting themselves in the foot here. Why not give 1/2 as much as they'll be paying to have a new board developed to th...
by AdeV73
Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Sump water level monitoring
Replies: 21
Views: 24054

Re: Sump water level monitoring

Similar idea, I actually built one of these; I added some salvaged logic ICs as I wasn't using a 7-seg display so I could display a simple red/yellow/green LED lineup.

Here's the original, from 1984:

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