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by abcabc
Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 408
Views: 142113

Re: What was your first computer?

It was in high school, a PDP11/34 with RSX11M, and was very fascinated by the complexity, and learned a lot. A special situation was that the school for some reason didn't give any documentation or information. They used it for administration so they probably wanted the information to be "secret". B...
by abcabc
Sat May 24, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I want more documentation for RPi
Replies: 16
Views: 2381

Re: I want more documentation for RPi

I really think the success of RPi is well earned and quite wonderful, and at the time the price of the BROADCOM chip was important success factor. If you see of the foundations goal to increase the awareness and joy of computers for youth it is an extreme success, and the choice of chip was perfect,...
by abcabc
Sat May 24, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I want more documentation for RPi
Replies: 16
Views: 2381

Re: I want more documentation for RPi

...The fact that they opened up videocore is HUGE, and that didn't happen overnight either....Look at what Chadwick, Dwelch67, Dex, HermanHermitage and many others have done. They didn't complain, they dived in, figured things out and educated the rest of us. I think that if there's a lack of progr...
by abcabc
Fri May 23, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I want more documentation for RPi
Replies: 16
Views: 2381

I want more documentation for RPi

A lot of information about BCM2835 is propitiatory, and is only revealed under NDA, it is a pity for a device intended for education, but anyway, that's the way it is. The problem is the parts that is _not_ proprietary, as an example is the low-level interfaces to the GPU is not proprietary, because...
by abcabc
Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Using Pi as i2c slave device?
Replies: 9
Views: 5042

Re: Using Pi as i2c slave device?

Thank you for your answer. The real problem for me was that it was annoying not to know, I have other solutions.
by abcabc
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Bare metal, Assembly language
Topic: What about Alex Chadwick
Replies: 9
Views: 2622

What about Alex Chadwick

The course from from Alex Chadwick was something special. What has happened to him, anyone know?
by abcabc
Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:11 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Using Pi as i2c slave device?
Replies: 9
Views: 5042

Re: Using Pi as i2c slave device?

I have searched for this also... I'm using rpi and arduino with the smbus-package, no problem with rpi as master. It's hard to find any real documentation about the smbus-package. Has anyone found any real documentation? Any other package? It seems in the git-source-code that no slave functionality ...

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