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by Burngate
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Consider throwing out the "Model A" / "Model B" naming convention.
Replies: 22
Views: 1938

Re: Consider throwing out the "Model A" / "Model B" naming convention.

Ford model A? ... then the 2006 edition Pi should\'ve been model T?
by Burngate
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Merchandise ideas
Replies: 116
Views: 14613

Re: Merchandise ideas

That's what Jamesh was doing on Helvelyn: setting up the secret HQ in a shepherd's hut for the "RasPi takes over the world" conspiracy cult
by Burngate
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Demo in London Risk OS Sat 29th Ocotober (£5)
Replies: 11
Views: 1529

Re: Demo in London Risk OS Sat 29th Ocotober (£5)

Satellite phone? He can\'t escape those!
by Burngate
Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Demo in London Risk OS Sat 29th Ocotober (£5)
Replies: 11
Views: 1529

Re: Demo in London Risk OS Sat 29th Ocotober (£5)

As I said, hiding away on Red Pike (or Great gable or Helvelyn)
by Burngate
Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Demo in London Risk OS Sat 29th Ocotober (£5)
Replies: 11
Views: 1529

Re: Demo in London Risk OS Sat 29th Ocotober (£5)

<t>Will anyone from RaspberryPi be there?<br/> Just asking - would be nice to meet them.<br/> - Meet the people who\'ve spent years developing this love-child.<br/> - Meet the people such as you moderators who seem to be blessed with such huge quantities of patience to deal with oiks like me asking ...
by Burngate
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply news!
Replies: 176
Views: 17496

Re: Power supply news!

<r>I drew this, made a jpeg & posted it on facebook.<br/> Is it anything like reality?<br/> And does the 5v go to anything on the board apart from the regulators?<br/> [img]<URL url="http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/297676_118816418227115_100002962710600_114298_111227098_n.jpg"><LI...
by Burngate
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Re: Test

<t>That's ok. A month ago I bought a NAS, worked well for my stuff, but my daughter's laptop wouldn't shut down properly with it on the network (blue screen &c.) so I rejigged the masks so she couldn't see it but I could. Then my router died, so I put in the free one that orange had given me, an...
by Burngate
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Re: Test

OK so my laptop's subnet mask must match the router's mask for me to post to the forum, but not to post to elsewhere!
by Burngate
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Re: Test

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by Burngate
Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Downloadable SD Card Images
Replies: 51
Views: 7643

Re: Downloadable SD Card Images

Thanx both of you: job done.
I'm glad I'm not the only one thinking down this road!
So RasPi: £15.
SD card: £7.50.
In-case-of SD card: £7.50.
Total £30. BOGO total £60
by Burngate
Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Downloadable SD Card Images
Replies: 51
Views: 7643

Re: Downloadable SD Card Images

<t>Not sure if this is a good place for this question, though I've tried searching and not found anything relevant.<br/> I picture, a few months from now, a village somewhere in the Masai Mara (or it could be an igloo on Novaya Zemlya) a young lad about 13.<br/> He's got his RasPi (free to the villa...
by Burngate
Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where are we?
Replies: 30
Views: 3237

Re: Where are we?

My boss just asked me if I was willing to work Christmas. So will RasPi ship by then? Or should I work Xmas, and have the New Year off to play with it?
by Burngate
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 3D model of Raspberry Pi logo
Replies: 26
Views: 6740

Re: 3D model of Raspberry Pi logo

3D model of the logo ... 3D printer ... case for the RasPi
by Burngate
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: it?s possible to use an apostrophe in a subject
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: it?s possible to use an apostrophe in a subject

Some one should start a new Topic - Who's the oldest here?
by Burngate
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: what will you name your pis?
Replies: 104
Views: 12534

Re: what will you name your pis?

I just number them. The outside world is AlephNull
by Burngate
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: it?s possible to use an apostrophe in a subject
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: it?s possible to use an apostrophe in a subject

Same didn't seem to work for Nickname (Username not editable)
by Burngate
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

But the apostrophe does
by Burngate
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

Just spent an hour tearing apart all my stuff - set top boxes, Bluetooth rx, WiFi, router, &c. - to look for Broadcom chips. Now half of them don't work.
by Burngate
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: it?s possible to use an apostrophe in a subject
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: it?s possible to use an apostrophe in a subject

<t>Thanx<br/> Put the apostrophe in (copy-paste from the subject line in this thread to mine - easier than trying to convince my laptop to insert unicode)<br/> Coudn't be bothered to try to change all the "Re: " titles in all the other posts, even if I'm allowed to. Now to see if it gets picked up n...
by Burngate
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

So I can't start a thread about Gerard 't Hooft or the asteroid 9491 Thooft and its constitution (http://www.staff.science.uu.nl.....ution.html)
Or about anyone called #&'! '96 (article 4 of the above)
by Burngate
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

I was going to use the Crazy Frog ...
Just had a look ... Broadcom silk-screened on the board. Can't read what's on the RAM.
Still ... how can Broadcom leverage this into more sales to phone-makers? Which phone should I buy to help this?
by Burngate
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

<t>I'm still puzzled, though somewhat less so, now (and I still can't put the apostrophe in).<br/> Just to make plain, I admire all you people who are giving for free your time and expertise to something worthwhile. I am also grateful to Broadcom for allowing this to happen.<br/> As a side note, on ...
by Burngate
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

<t>Does it matter if there is a commercial undertone? I think it does - in fact there must be! No company can do anything without a positive effect on its shareholers' pockets - it only exists to line its shareholders' pockets. So in the supermarkets case I, the customer, can influence the companies...
by Burngate
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I?m puzzled
Replies: 27
Views: 3497

Re: I?m puzzled

Maybe I should buy shares in Broadcom. Though maybe not - I bought into Channel Tunnel, look what happened to them. Also several banks just before they nose-dived

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