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by Dinosaur
Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Writing to, and backing up SD Card (Using Windows, Alternative Software)
Replies: 42
Views: 31132

Re: Writing to, and backing up SD Card (Using Windows, Alternative Software)

Or put the card in a digital camera and format it.
by Dinosaur
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New post on the front, with pub toilet picture.
Replies: 18
Views: 6660

Re: New post on the front, with pub toilet picture.

Glad you can tell the the difference between the marks.

PS. Bananas give you constipation
by Dinosaur
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)
Replies: 309
Views: 83139

Re: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

Just curious as to how you would restrict access to the game to Raspi's?
by Dinosaur
Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: STICKY: Pictorial Buying Guide for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 151
Views: 281862

Re: Pictorial Buying Guide

<t>Nice guide.<br/> <br/> Only the recommendation of using a phones microUSB cable might lead to some problems as not all phone manufacturers microUSB plug/sockets are equal, they should be but they are not. For example with the cables supplied with the following, samsung tab, HTC desire and Kindle,...
by Dinosaur
Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: gcc toolchain
Replies: 26
Views: 16207

Re: gcc toolchain

<r>jaakkos said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://elinux.org/RPi_Kernel_Compilation">http://elinux.org/RPi_Kernel_Compilation</URL> describes how to get a toolchain that can directly be used to compile the kernel or additional modules for the R-Pi. In Debian, the packages can be accessed by droppi...
by Dinosaur
Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a time and a date on the front page...
Replies: 177
Views: 32585

Re: There's a time and a date on the front page...

Ditto

No email either.

Checked the view link in the acknowledgement email and all looks good.
by Dinosaur
Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VirtualBox and SD card
Replies: 3
Views: 2440

Re: VirtualBox and SD card

Thanks.

I have read those threads and found them fairly inpenetrable.

So I will wait for a true idiot guide or the real hardware.
by Dinosaur
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: MVS on the RPi?
Replies: 7
Views: 2973

Re: MVS on the RPi?

Try this.

http://www.hercules-390.org/

Works fine on windows, running z/OS 1.13 quite happily.
by Dinosaur
Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VirtualBox and SD card
Replies: 3
Views: 2440

Re: VirtualBox and SD card

<t>I have put the debian system downloaded from here onto a SD card.<br/> <br/> Then used the 'VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename path\to\usb.vmdk -rawdisk \\.\PhysicalDrive1' command to create a vndk file pointing to the SD card.<br/> <br/> When I try to use this in VirtualBox at t...
by Dinosaur
Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Use Win32DiskImager to write Debian image to SD Card
Replies: 10
Views: 4463

Re: Use Win32DiskImager to write Debian image to SD Card

Thanks for this. Very useful and it worked.

Only confusion was the instruction to install Win32DiskImager when all that it needed was unzipping.

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