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by danielverza
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Exactly what is a Pi?
Replies: 65
Views: 11407

Re: Exactly what is a Pi?

<t>I'm pretty sure at this point they already chose which one will be used, and it will probably be a good choice.<br/> <br/> But since you guys are discussing forum infrastructure alternatives, you might want to take a look at fluxbb for any future endeavours.<br/> <br/> It's very fast and secure, ...
by danielverza
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Exactly what is a Pi?
Replies: 65
Views: 11407

Re: Exactly what is a Pi?

Smartybones said:


...what you could really do with is a interactive animated sequence on the website that will go through the Pi and what its all about.


Yeah...  Starred by the Sesame Street characters, or maybe the Thunderbirds !
by danielverza
Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

andytuk said:


When you boot fedora for the fist time, it re-sizes its partition to fill the entire SD card.


Really?  Didn't know that.  It's quite ingenious !
by danielverza
Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: real world use in Educational establishments
Replies: 8
Views: 1744

Re: real world use in Educational establishments

<t>jmitrun said: <br/> <br/> <br/> It says all schools in the west have computers already.<br/> <br/> <br/> What is exactly your definition of "the west" ??<br/> <br/> In Brazil that is certainly not true. Some schools have them but is very common to see that the kids barely have access to them, bec...
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: real world use in Educational establishments
Replies: 8
Views: 1744

Re: real world use in Educational establishments

<r>The HDMI interface is electrically identical and compatible with the video-only DVI interface, which came before.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.hdmi.org/learningce.....aq.aspx#31">http://www.hdmi.org/learningce.....aq.aspx#31</URL><br/> <br/> As for the use, you are thinking of it as a small, i...
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WINDD As A Virus
Replies: 3
Views: 1005

Re: WINDD As A Virus

<r>Since it does low-level writing to the storage unit (bypassing file-systems, etc.), it's probably being flagged as a "Potentially Unsafe" application.<br/> <br/> Just download it from the official Sourceforge page: <URL url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/windd/">http://sourceforge.net/projects/...
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

Thank you James !

I think bugzilla is too much for this sort of thing but still might be useful once the devices actually start to be used. It would probably be distro-dependent though.

For the forum software, may I suggest fluxbb ?
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

Joe Schmoe said:


I'm thinking of this as an ongoing thing - that topics could (and should, IMHO) be marked this way when they are done/resolved.


+1

Any forum Admin care to comment on the possibility ??
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

You're welcome !!

I think it would be nice to add [SOLVED] to the end of the topic title, if you can edit it.
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

<t>jasper said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Thanks Daniel,<br/> <br/> Yes i can see now.<br/> <br/> this is what i get:<br/> <br/> dd: opening `/dev/sdc': Permission denied<br/> <br/> i guess it needs some sort of permission for the sd card.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> That one is easy !  Just add "sudo" to the be...
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Dan:<br/> <br/> 1) I think the implication of his post is that the first time he did the "fdisk -l", the card was not inserted, so it didn't show, but that he went back, redid the experiment, then edited his post to show the /dev/sdc results.  I'm guessing that ...
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

<t>There seems to be a mistake on the dd command you posted:<br/> <br/> <br/> So, thought I would try the dd route,<br/> <br/> dd bs=1M if=~/raspberrypi-fedora-remix-14-r1.img/raspberrypi-fedora-remix-14-r1.img of=/dev/sdc          error, “not a directory”<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> From your  "ls...
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: On 2GB SD
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Re: On 2GB SD

donde said:


...now SD shows 2 folders:  Raspi_Boot, and the other is Raspi_Remix_14

Does this seem correct?



Yes, that sounds like you did it right !
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Micro USB cable warning.
Replies: 19
Views: 6442

Re: Micro USB cable warning.

rasbeer said:


What does the multimeter beeping signify?



RUN FOR YOUR LIFE !!  
by danielverza
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sd card problems [solved]
Replies: 19
Views: 3947

Re: sd card problems [solved]

Please post the result of the following commands (with the SD card inserted):


sudo fdisk -l

ls ~/raspberrypi-fedora-remix-14-r1.img -l

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