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by mindwave
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: desoldering USB
Replies: 16
Views: 4914

Re: desoldering USB

i found a guy on etsy who did it for me, just because i wasnt sure of what it wouyld do, this was on an rpi4 the one thing i didnt do that i wish i had was run wires from the pads, as someone suggested, so i could still have access to the ports.

i like the videos posted, THOSE are very helpful\\
by mindwave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RASPI4 displays solid GREEN screen on 50" Vizio LCD TV
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: RASPI4 displays solid GREEN screen on 50" Vizio LCD TV

im almost conviced its either the os or the pi

i have other pi4s running llibreelec that work fine, ive plugged this one into every hdmi port on the tv (although thanks for thetip on the hdmi0)

i finally found the box where my NUC is packed so it may be a non issue, just aggrevating
by mindwave
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RASPI4 displays solid GREEN screen on 50" Vizio LCD TV
Replies: 6
Views: 242

RASPI4 displays solid GREEN screen on 50" Vizio LCD TV

OK, this is a new one on me. Ive heard about the new 64bit os and how the new mozilla media + the os makes the perfects streaming platform and that seems like a vaid statement. Now I have some libreelecs with all my TV and Movies and a NAS with my music on my network setup a raspi4 with the new 64bi...
by mindwave
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: New HQ Camera and Caera Guide apps
Replies: 2
Views: 192

Re: New HQ Camera and Caera Guide apps

herman you were exactly right. part of the learning process however i did find my major issue, going to ask for suggestions, as i dont think i can pplace my hands on the real solution tried running raspistill and got the message that the camera couldnt be found ok thats bad. started examining everyt...
by mindwave
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I know there is a simpl answer - USB HD Question
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: I know there is a simpl answer - USB HD Question

sorry dont have a screen shotter installed yet: error on plugin: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at media/pi/Seagate Expansion Drive: Unknown error when mounting /dev/sda2 dmesg was a great idea, its kind of long...... [ 0.000000] Booting Linux on physical CPU 0x0000000000 [0x410fd083] [ 0.000000] Linux ve...
by mindwave
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: New HQ Camera and Caera Guide apps
Replies: 2
Views: 192

New HQ Camera and Caera Guide apps

Hey guys, I think I may have reached my own conclusion but having someone smarter or more experenced than I am is always a great source of input. Bought the new HQ Camera module along with the 'long lens' and from the CLI everything works as expected. However working with the Camera Guide (really a ...
by mindwave
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I know there is a simpl answer - USB HD Question
Replies: 2
Views: 223

I know there is a simpl answer - USB HD Question

Team Ok, I have a raspi4 2GB runnning the 05/27 RASPI-OS nothing really thrilling. I was working on getting all my files organized and setup the way I wanted, you know my mp3s on one drive videos on another etc. Than I did that ting that will kill any well planned project - I moved. And the pros I p...
by mindwave
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: flexible OLED displays
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: flexible OLED displays

right? I saw some flexible ones about 1.5" somehwat eround in appearenxce, could fit inside sunglasses for like $5 not including shipping or the month wait.... unless YOU know the trick. Everything I have ordered directly from CN has been at least 3 weeks, currently on my 5th week for my last order....
by mindwave
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: flexible OLED displays
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: flexible OLED displays

and although they arent flexible these certainly show some promise: https://www.amazon.com/GeeekPi-Display-SSD1306-Arduino-Raspberry/dp/B0832GK5SP https://www.amazon.com/Display-Module-SSD1306-Du-pont-Arduino/dp/B07VDXYDVY I tried something like the square ones last year but my soldering skills were...
by mindwave
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: flexible OLED displays
Replies: 4
Views: 329

flexible OLED displays

Guys,

I saw an ad last night for several "flexible OLED displays (some with driver boards) that were advertised as RASPI or ARDUINO compatible.

Anyone used one? I can think of some interesting uses. These were stupid cheap as well.

J
by mindwave
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: BOOTING FROM SSD OR USB resolve the SD Corruptions?
Replies: 7
Views: 423

Re: BOOTING FROM SSD OR USB resolve the SD Corruptions?

HawaiianPI (I know Im sure Immisspelled it sorry) Thats the first time Ive seen that laid out like that, interesting, ad of course as for keyboards go one of the systems I have the biggest issues with has a wireless keyboard, and that seems to be the absolute FIRST thing to stop responding. You know...
by mindwave
Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: BOOTING FROM SSD OR USB resolve the SD Corruptions?
Replies: 7
Views: 423

BOOTING FROM SSD OR USB resolve the SD Corruptions?

NOw I know that youre supposed to shut donw your pC properly ALWAYS and living in the lihtening capoital of the USA sometimes thats not always up to me However seeing all this chatte about being able to boot from SSD and USB sticks as opposed to sd cards leaves mewondering one thing? Is this any saf...
by mindwave
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPI 3B+ Overheating?
Replies: 3
Views: 235

RPI 3B+ Overheating?

Team, Have a strange issue, Im hoping you might be able to help with I have a 3B+ in a small black case, with a fan on it (it came with the case) Using a wireless keyboard/mouse combo and a long HDMI cable to myTV with a 4GB Seagate USB Drive plugged into a USB port and it has its own AC power. Runn...
by mindwave
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Have you ever used cooler for pi Camera module?
Replies: 6
Views: 1554

Re: Have you ever used cooler for pi Camera module?

GORDON77 I think you may have an answer that I've been seeking. Based on my looking at you project photo for 30-45 seconds and trying to guess what it is and how it works. It LOOKS like you have created amount, to attaché an RASPI and cooler on one side and an OPTICAL lens on the other. Also, by you...
by mindwave
Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Creating a "special" RASPBI Image
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Creating a "special" RASPBI Image

Team, 1st time poster, long time Linux user. WAY back when Penguins first roamed the earth I was helping the Mandriva team with a project that was really gaining traction, then well, we all know what happened to them.....sigh. Anyway, this was back when "roll your own images" was first really gettin...
by mindwave
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Learning Raspberry Pi - Free today Mar 20, 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 7060

Re: Learning Raspberry Pi - Free today Mar 20, 2017

RATS

missed it byu THAT much

now its just a free book no Bayesian analysis ;) ;) through Python...... ;) ;)
by mindwave
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: using a pi as usb controller for a DAW
Replies: 3
Views: 2698

Re: using a pi as usb controller for a DAW

what DAW are you using?
by mindwave
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MAX NUMBER OF USB HD's
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Re: MAX NUMBER OF USB HD's

PS., In reference to the drives Im wanting to use with the RASPI one is formatted EXT4 (that's the 4TB one)

one is NTFS that's the 3TB one then I have a VFAT 1TB drive.

Thanks
j
by mindwave
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MAX NUMBER OF USB HD's
Replies: 2
Views: 703

MAX NUMBER OF USB HD's

Team, Benn a sole Linux guy for 15 years. Only reason I even have a win10 pc in the house is my sons school requires he have access to what they have. However over the past few years I find myself running into an issue no matter what Im dealing with. 1) I have 1/2 dozen pi's in the 2 through the ran...
by mindwave
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry Pi as a home server
Replies: 17
Views: 6062

Re: Raspberry Pi as a home server

I'm not 100pct sure ::) utilized m any OSs don't like directories with spaces in the name.
Something I've started using is period I day like just e this

/mnt/sdb1/raspberry.pick.home.server

Th e n make the directory on the folder. raspberry.pick.home.server



J
by mindwave
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: mounting USB 1TB drive
Replies: 7
Views: 3337

Re: mounting USB 1TB drive

right, got one as an ext4 drive, actually it akways was, I just forgot to check..... now again, much as I love 'nix samba has never come naturally to me, normally after a HREAT deal pf following this example or that, trying THIS amazing new tool set. pr that simplified script, I will poke it with a ...
by mindwave
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: mounting USB 1TB drive
Replies: 7
Views: 3337

Re: mounting USB 1TB drive

OK, well once again the forum community has demoinstrated WHY I shouldnt work past 2200. SMM not only were you right on target, but after taking a break and going back after readiung everyones replies I checked a little detail that filled in a LOT of the details for me. well that AND plugging in ANO...
by mindwave
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: mounting USB 1TB drive
Replies: 7
Views: 3337

mounting USB 1TB drive

OK, 1st off i have been using linux as my sole OS for about 10 years, I have several HUGE holes in my education the majority of which revolve around users rights and external hard drives. Im hoping you can help what SHOULD be a simple issue? Not trying to reinvent the RASPI based wheel so Im followi...
by mindwave
Sun Jun 26, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RASB+ and noobs
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: RASB+ and noobs

Appreciate the ideas, but it is the full version of noobs and I hadnt thought about JUST the RASP image, thats a good thought, but I also have it on a wired connection. so, if I have time before I go I may try the image, although to be honest, after having spent 20 years in IS, the reason I went w/ ...
by mindwave
Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:14 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RASB+ and noobs
Replies: 3
Views: 976

RASB+ and noobs

OK. I have a special project coming up that could utilize my original RASBPI B+ Simce ot had been so long since Id used it, and I had initially started to set it up as a media server, i figured a fresh istall would be the tyhing. Took out the SD card (not micro sd mind you, this is an 8GB full size)...

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