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by GizmoB73
Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Addon boards
Replies: 17
Views: 4007

Re: RPi Addon boards

OK, but the pressure is on now...

I will look forward to the update.

Thanks
by GizmoB73
Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Addon boards
Replies: 17
Views: 4007

Re: RPi Addon boards

Is there any more news on availability of the Gertboard yet?
by GizmoB73
Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 396266

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>jbeale said: <br/> <br/> <br/> GizmoB73 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> After an hour with the lid on the SoC is measuring 48.7C and still running fine.<br/> <br/> <br/> If that's the hottest chip, sounds like everything should be OK. However, if it gets hotter when it's doing more computations (likely) ...
by GizmoB73
Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Debian
Topic: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 135
Views: 59991

Re: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi

<t>Hi Drew,<br/> <br/> Hope you are having more luck with the Wireless setup than me?<br/> <br/> I have been following Omer's wifi 'How To' which is excellent, but I have a different adapter and I guess YMMV applies here.<br/> <br/> I have been banging my head on a wall for the last four hours witho...
by GizmoB73
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Size of the package the pi arrives in?
Replies: 14
Views: 3318

Re: Size of the package the pi arrives in?

<t>Retroman said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Anyone know the size of the delivery package the Pi is coming in? Will it fit through a normal letter box?<br/> <br/> I have the Pi coming next week like a few others here(happy days) and I sent it to my home address instead of work for some reason :0/<br/> <br/> ...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WiFi Adapter Support
Replies: 33
Views: 12834

Re: WiFi Adapter Support

<t>plugwash said: <br/> <br/> What system are you doing this on? a Pi? qemu? something else?<br/> What does uname -r give?<br/> <br/> What does ls /lib/modules give?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> This is being done on an actual Pi with the debian image.<br/> <br/> uname -r gives: 3.1.9+<br/> <br/> ls /lib/...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WiFi Adapter Support
Replies: 33
Views: 12834

Re: WiFi Adapter Support

<t>RaTTuS said: <br/> <br/> <br/> GizmoB73 said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Any ideas on why pastbinit didn't work and why the make command doesn't work?<br/> <br/> Thanks<br/> <br/> <br/> no sorry I don't but at least we have a bit more to go on [I'm seriously overloaded ATM] but maybe someone can help<br/> ...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 396266

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>After an hour with the lid on the SoC is measuring 48.7C and still running fine.<br/> <br/> My box is far from airtight, there's plenty of space around the connectors for air to get in, but nothing to really allow air flow across the SoC.<br/> <br/> I will let it run a few more hours and measure ...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 396266

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<r>poing said: <br/> <br/> <br/> One of the remarks is at the bottom of this page where he shows an interesting link to some testing:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....38;ret=all">http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....38;ret=all</URL><br/> <br/> Very nice case BTW on the top of th...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 396266

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>poing said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Interesting, so the person on this blog that several times made the point 'ventilation is not necessary' in case-threads was wrong?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I haven't read most of the thread as it is some 50+ pages, but my personal experience is that after 3-4 hours of...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 396266

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>Wozza365 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Thats pretty decent<br/> <br/> how about making drilling some holes into the top cover to allow for ventilation?<br/> <br/> You could make them into a pretty pattern <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> The thought had crossed my mind, but I've been far too busy trying things ...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WiFi Adapter Support
Replies: 33
Views: 12834

Re: WiFi Adapter Support

<t>RaTTuS said: <br/> <br/> <br/> GizmoB73 said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Simon, when I try that I get<br/> <br/> /lib/modules/3.1.9+/build: No such file or directory. Stop.<br/> <br/> Did you get that too? If so, what did you do to get around it please?<br/> <br/> <br/> pastbinit the output of what your do...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:59 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 396266

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>Here are a couple of pictures of my first case.<br/> <br/> I used an old box that my business cards from work come in.<br/> <br/> The plastic is a little brittle when cutting, so there are a few splits.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Here it is from above:<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Here it is with the lid o...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is this Power Supply Suitable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2564

Re: Is this Power Supply Suitable?

<r>bodgyuk said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Annoyingly they've moved the link - <URL url="http://www.mbeat.com.au">http://www.mbeat.com.au</URL>  then look for the 13 port hub.<br/> <br/> The hub is intended for dual purposes which is why I went for the switched version. I also intend to possibly use the pow...
by GizmoB73
Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is this Power Supply Suitable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2564

Re: Is this Power Supply Suitable?

<r>bodgyuk said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Just make sure it has a micro USB connector, not a mini one.<br/> <br/> I"m purchasing a 13 port USB hub with 3A power supply and  each port is indiviually switched.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.mbeat.com.au/index">http://www.mbeat.com.au/index</URL><br/> <br/> ...
by GizmoB73
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WiFi Adapter Support
Replies: 33
Views: 12834

Re: WiFi Adapter Support

<r>Simon C-S said: <br/> <br/> <br/> The hardware IDs are:<br/> USB\VID_0BDA&PID_8176&REV_0200<br/> USB\VID_0BDA&PID_8176<br/> <br/> Pasting 0BDA:8176 into Google shows...<br/> <br/> UBUNTU Forums.<br/> <br/> Re: Realtek RTL8188CE wireless driver<br/> After some trial following instructi...
by GizmoB73
Thu Apr 12, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: Debian
Topic: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 135
Views: 59991

Re: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi

<t>NeilNjae said: <br/> <br/> <br/> @GizmoB73: I've run into the same problem with trying to build the module for my wifi dongle. It seems that RPi uses a non-standard kernel, so the standard Debian package don't match up.<br/> <br/> I've got a copy of the RPi's custom kernel source, and I'm working...
by GizmoB73
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Debian
Topic: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 135
Views: 59991

Re: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi

<r>This is probably a noob question, so hopefully someone will be able to point out the error of my ways…<br/> <br/> I have received the Edimax EW-7811Un in the post this afternoon and I'm trying to get it working with my Pi.<br/> <br/> I have downloaded the drivers from the edimax website here:<br/...
by GizmoB73
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment
Replies: 18
Views: 4971

Re: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment

<t>dom said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Latest firmware does enable L2 cache by default, but as long as kernel.img and start.elf are both updated, that should be fine (and config.txt is not needed).<br/> <br/> /lib/modules and /opt/vc shouldn't be needed for booting. If boot is successful then they should be...
by GizmoB73
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment
Replies: 18
Views: 4971

Re: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment

<t>GizmoB73 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> smartybones said: <br/> <br/> <br/> This will only work on a Linux box as we use the MKFS.VFAT commands not available in windows. if you dont have a linux box, I suggest you use a "live" distro of ubuntu.,I used Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala), if you use a difrent dis...
by GizmoB73
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment
Replies: 18
Views: 4971

Re: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment

<t>dom said: <br/> <br/> <br/> You might need the updated start.elf file as well.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Tried with the start.elf file and it boots quite well until a point and then I get:<br/> <br/> mmc0: Timeout waiting for hardware interrupt<br/> <br/> about 17 times. Then the same after activati...
by GizmoB73
Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment
Replies: 18
Views: 4971

Re: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment

<t>smartybones said: <br/> <br/> <br/> This will only work on a Linux box as we use the MKFS.VFAT commands not available in windows. if you dont have a linux box, I suggest you use a "live" distro of ubuntu.,I used Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala), if you use a difrent distro, then you may find some of th...
by GizmoB73
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment
Replies: 18
Views: 4971

Re: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment

<t>smartybones said: <br/> <br/> <br/> @gizmoB77, I will post some instructions on how to align the FAT32 format a little later this afternoon, it is a fiddly process and the numbers are different for each card...<br/> <br/> @ grumpyoldgit....Yes, you point is?<br/> <br/> I am aware of the issue, an...
by GizmoB73
Sat Mar 31, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment
Replies: 18
Views: 4971

Re: Class10 Cards, compatability and Partition & format alignment

<t>Last night I tested out a SanDisk Extreme 16GB Class 10 card (Serial Number BL1201022025G) on my Pi.<br/> <br/> It partially boots for a few seconds, but then jams up.  Whereas my cheapo bytestor class 4 16GB card with the same .img loaded works fine.<br/> <br/> smartybones: If you want, I would ...
by GizmoB73
Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Eben Webinar for element14 on 4th April
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

Re: Eben Webinar for element14 on 4th April

Based on the rework time, customs delays etc. I would hope there will be some.

I doubt the numbers will be large but I hope there will at least be some floating around by then...

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