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by kevintmckay
Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Python
Topic: awsome open source python book for young hackers
Replies: 1
Views: 552

awsome open source python book for young hackers

Apologies if this is a redundant post but I got my 9yo son going on this and he loves it the book is really fun and engaging even for me.

http://inventwithpython.com/chapters/
by kevintmckay
Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:04 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Post your Raspberry Pi server setup!
Replies: 114
Views: 85137

Re: Post your Raspberry Pi server setup!

One is a fitness site the other is an investing site they are tiny only about 50k unique visitors a month but perfect load for the pi with enough capacity even with the phpbb forum left over for my 9yo son to use it to learn python. The sites earn about 5 pi's a month :) http://Www.simplefit.org htt...
by kevintmckay
Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Post your Raspberry Pi server setup!
Replies: 114
Views: 85137

Re: Post your Raspberry Pi server setup!

Ok so I just moved 2 of my "commercial sites" over to my pie http://www.index-investing.org/ http://www.simplefit.org/ They get about 50k unique hits a month I host my own DNS: bind9 mail: postfix Httpd: apache DB: mysql forum: PHPBB All on one tiny little PI! I do a dd weekly of mmcblk0 to a USB st...
by kevintmckay
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How to install/ build/ play Quake 3....
Replies: 201
Views: 197569

Re: How to install/ build/ play Quake 3....

Works great, thanks... BTW where do you do your memory GPU split to get best performance?
by kevintmckay
Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: MIT python course
Replies: 2
Views: 1514

MIT python course

Sombody has probably already posted this but if not here is a complete python course from MIT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX3jvD7X ... 6CA77BB8F7

Cheers
by kevintmckay
Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: using dd to image SDHC cards
Replies: 5
Views: 2413

Re: using dd to image SDHC cards

re sizing with parted resolved the issue

Thanks
by kevintmckay
Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: using dd to image SDHC cards
Replies: 5
Views: 2413

Re: using dd to image SDHC cards

Looks like a size issue I will resize with parted. I dd from off size disks in Linux all the time and rarely have any issue wonder if blocks are written in a different order with the sdhc cards? old transcend 4g Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 4093 MB, 4093640704 bytes 4 heads, 16 sectors/track, 124928 cylinders...
by kevintmckay
Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: using dd to image SDHC cards
Replies: 5
Views: 2413

using dd to image SDHC cards

Hi, I have my pi in a very happy state and thought I could dd the SDHC to an image file as backup and also be able to then dd back to a different card I just purchased that's faster. However this does not work here is what I tried both SDHC cards are 4G From a pc running ubuntu with the SDHC card in...

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