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by Warringer
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Boot off a USB Stick?
Replies: 14
Views: 5776

Re: Boot off a USB Stick?

Not that hard to use an old 16 or 32MB SDCard for the bootloader. :p
by Warringer
Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Test boards for hackers
Replies: 10
Views: 2220

Re: Test boards for hackers

:?
by Warringer
Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Looking for Curriculum Ideas, Please help.
Replies: 8
Views: 2274

Re: Looking for Curriculum Ideas, Please help.

Another thing.

How old will the kids be?
by Warringer
Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: All I want for Christmas is...
Replies: 14
Views: 2533

Re: All I want for Christmas is...

People seem to forget that December 31 is still December...
by Warringer
Sun Dec 04, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: RasPi as a basic school desktop replacement
Replies: 104
Views: 30664

Re: RasPi as a basic school desktop replacement

<t>I'd keep one or two of the old machines and use them to run a file server and maybe a webserver for the students to muck around with. Would only allow them to learn much more.<br/> <br/> Besides moving to Linux is not that much of a problem anymore, compared to, say, ten years ago. Today most pro...
by Warringer
Sun Dec 04, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Distributed computing. Like F@H.
Replies: 13
Views: 5134

Re: Distributed computing. Like F@H.

<t>Theoretically it should be possible to write one using the OpenGL ES 2.0 API.<br/> <br/> Not going to be very fast through. And there is the need for more people taking interest in it.<br/> <br/> I would try to help, but I have absolutely no idea how to program a driver. Let alone one that is goi...
by Warringer
Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mounting holes on R-Pi?
Replies: 34
Views: 7706

Re: Mounting holes on R-Pi?

<r>For the moment it should be possible to solder in a pinheader to the GPIO and then place it in a socket that is either not connected to anything, or is used to power the board.<br/> <br/> It's what I plan to do.<br/> <br/> Take a couple of Pis, a couple of angled pinheaders, a cheap experimentati...
by Warringer
Sat Dec 03, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Google Summer of Code 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1486

Re: Google Summer of Code 2012

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from asb on December 2, 2011, 22:31<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> obarthelemy: Read up on Summer of Code. It\'s not targeted at children (indeed, participants must be 18+). Basically you apply for a project to work on for a number of months, and if you get chosen you get a stipend...
by Warringer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How different are the A and B boards?
Replies: 9
Views: 1765

Re: How different are the A and B boards?

Good luck, but you would be better off just getting the Model B instead of trying and upgrading a Model A.
by Warringer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship
Replies: 119
Views: 12003

Re: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship

[quote]Quote from liz on December 1, 2011, 19:47
And there was I thinking that I was the only person outside the company who knew about Broadcom\'s Ninja Unit.[/quote]

Shhhh...

No one needs to know...
by Warringer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship
Replies: 119
Views: 12003

Re: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship

99, Eben works for Broadcom. So guess what will happen. :p
by Warringer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SPI on final PCB
Replies: 11
Views: 2605

Re: SPI on final PCB

In the meantime it should be possible to bit-bang the SPI with the GPIO.
by Warringer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RepRapPro 3D Printer.
Replies: 8
Views: 2984

Re: RepRapPro 3D Printer.

Porting it to the Pi should be relatively easy.

Essentially recompiling it with the ARM as target.
by Warringer
Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Red PCB
Replies: 7
Views: 1215

Re: Red PCB

You can have any color, as long as it is green.
by Warringer
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Absolute minimum voltage
Replies: 7
Views: 1535

Re: Absolute minimum voltage

Why not go for a boost converter?
by Warringer
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Downloadable content
Replies: 5
Views: 941

Re: Downloadable content

If anything fails, get the sources and compile it yourself.
by Warringer
Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: An example of where this project may help Education in the Pacific
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

Re: An example of where this project may help Education in the Pacific

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from hamster on November 7, 2011, 03:40<e>[/b]</e></B>Bulk storage could be on an Ethernet connected disk or low end NAS.<br/> [/quote]<br/> Throw in another Pi and a USB harddrive and you got a simple NAS. With the added possibility of using it as a web server for \'clo...
by Warringer
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Tagliatelle beef hack
Replies: 7
Views: 1813

Re: Tagliatelle beef hack

The answer to 'How to tenderize a steak' is obviously to watch Mythbusters, and then use one of the following methods:

1) Explosives
2) Large caliber air gun at stationary target
3) dryer with steel balls
4) More explosives
by Warringer
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using the board for commercial projects.
Replies: 24
Views: 5611

Re: Using the board for commercial projects.

That reminds me... What License is the Pi going to use anyway?
by Warringer
Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Classroom Setup
Replies: 64
Views: 13087

Re: Classroom Setup

<t>Quote from riffraff on October 30, 2011, 08:02<br/> The real problem, of course, is getting someone in a classroom that understands programming and can stir the imagination of young minds. The added benefit is what they'll be using is NOT a finished product. No fancy steel and plastic cases. !ZOM...
by Warringer
Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Using a Rasberry Pi as part of a cosplay prop
Replies: 13
Views: 8375

Re: Using a Rasberry Pi as part of a cosplay prop

<t>When you get around to build that thing. Please, PLEASE share how you did it.<br/> <br/> Anyway, if you are concerned about not having enough space, remove any cases from the various USB devices. Heck you can even use normal cables and solder then to the devices instead of plugging them into the ...
by Warringer
Sun Sep 25, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Accessory Idea: Keyboard hub
Replies: 16
Views: 3369

Re: Accessory Idea: Keyboard hub

I plan to try and get me a second G15 to see if I can build a Pi into it. I could even try to use the display... :p
by Warringer
Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi for a HTTP server?
Replies: 23
Views: 5742

Re: Pi for a HTTP server?

The R-Pi is an ARM device. AFAIK there is an ARM port of Ubuntu.

Through there is always Debian to use as server software.
by Warringer
Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Electronic Medical Records package for the developing world
Replies: 16
Views: 4152

Re: Electronic Medical Records package for the developing world

Isn't there a composite interface for video planned for the Pi?

Would reduce the resolution, buts its not like you need to have a high resolution of the screen for the intended use here.

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