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by Ren
Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Simon's accelerated X development thread
Replies: 405
Views: 137751

Re: So who's working/worked on an Xorg server?

I thought due to XBMCs heritage (single threaded game console) it was written as a game loop (as opposed to event driven), so it is continually refreshing the screen, and eating CPU time.
by Ren
Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Mounting Options
Replies: 12
Views: 3374

Re: Mounting Options

Have been wondering about using kydex.

Would probably need to fashion a model out of scrap wood or something of the board to use a form.
by Ren
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: using 4 AA batteries to power the Pi
Replies: 52
Views: 35590

Re: using 4 AA batteries to power the Pi

I've been eyeing up one of these

http://www.suntekstore.co.uk/p.....0+Box.html
by Ren
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 30610

Re: Which Power Supply?

Any opinions on this?

http://www.suntekstore.co.uk/g.....d=14002339

So could power it via a set of 18650 lithiums.
by Ren
Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: XBMC Live USB Persistent
Replies: 32
Views: 7450

Re: XBMC Live USB Persistent

<t>Quote from Chris on September 17, 2011, 17:29<br/> No it wont, XBMC is very resource heavy and claim that it wont ever run on the R-Pi on their own forums. There was a whole debate over this which ended up pointing out that XBMC is very poorly coded in the way of efficiency.<br/> <br/> I actually...
by Ren
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi for a HTTP server?
Replies: 23
Views: 5576

Re: Pi for a HTTP server?

<t>Quote from WASD on September 13, 2011, 18:02<br/> Quote from Ren on September 13, 2011, 16:28<br/> If running PHP, 5.4 has its own builtin web server, not sure I would want to use it for anything large, but over the LAN with limited users it'd probably be fine.<br/> I don't think the network spee...
by Ren
Tue Sep 13, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi for a HTTP server?
Replies: 23
Views: 5576

Re: Pi for a HTTP server?

<t>If running PHP, 5.4 has its own builtin web server, not sure I would want to use it for anything large, but over the LAN with limited users it'd probably be fine.<br/> <br/> Node.js would be interesting, already various ARM ports (debian)<br/> Can create a web server is a few lines, and have the ...
by Ren
Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDTV Box
Replies: 7
Views: 2155

Re: HDTV Box

First thought was to buy a lump of sugru and just stick it to the back of the TV.

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