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by tomtor
Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: 256 vs. 512 makes a difference?
Replies: 4
Views: 1998

Re: 256 vs. 512 makes a difference?

styrmand wrote: I guess i also could try to use a powered USB Hub, so the most current bypasses the polyfuses?
Yes, that should solve the problem if the polyfuses are the issue.
by tomtor
Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspian external desktop HDD not sleeping
Replies: 8
Views: 8372

Re: Raspian external desktop HDD not sleeping

apt-get install hdparm man hdparm hdparm -C /dev/sda hdparm -y /dev/sda hdparm -C /dev/sda The hdparm commands only operate on directly connected IDE/SATA drives, not on USB connected devices. You could try the info in the following link: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/ho...
by tomtor
Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:01 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian repository
Replies: 172
Views: 45981

Re: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian reposit

I bought the book "Land of Lisp" which has some very good reviews and just found out there is no clisp package in Raspbian, there's only the clisp-doc available - pretty useless without the binaries ;-) So yes, I'd like to see clisp in the Raspbian repos. I tried.and failed to get this one to build...
by tomtor
Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian repository
Replies: 172
Views: 45981

clisp

Does this give a hint:

http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.ph ... tid=301355

I hope to get my pi in a few weeks and will have a look at this issue if it is not solved by then...
by tomtor
Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Gambas
Replies: 86
Views: 22265

Re: Gambas

Gambas3 works fine for me, by following the instructions of TomTor. (Thanks for sharing) However, what do I need to do, to be able to "control" GPIO from within Gambas3 ? (or should I post this question in a Gambas forum ?) best regards, Kris http://www.digitalplayground.be Hi Snoozerman, I don't h...
by tomtor
Tue May 22, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

I quickly checked and ffmpeg mpeg2 decoder does not use floating point, so don't expect major improvements...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>mpthompson said: <br/> <br/> <br/> tomtor said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Either patch this file or use -march=armv6k<br/> I vote for the last option.<br/> <br/> <br/> Terrific.  I'll make the patch this afternoon after I get back from lunch.  If I go the -march=armv6k route, what's specific change do I ...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>mpthompson said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Oh no!!! I went to go order 3 more Freescale iMX53 Quick Start Boards from Digikey to complete the build cluster and they are out of stock!!!  And, they have a 12 week factory lead time putting deliver in late June or July!!! I tried Mouser, Newark, Avnet, Futur...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>Ah, problem solved. Assembly IS in the libatomic-ops sources!<br/> <br/> ./atomic_ops/sysdeps/gcc/arm.h<br/> <br/> has the embedded assembly.<br/> <br/> Condition:<br/> <br/> #if defined(__ARM_ARCH_6__) || defined(__ARM_ARCH_6J__)<br/> || defined(__ARM_ARCH_6K__) || defined(__ARM_ARCH_6ZK__)<br/>...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>mpthompson said: <br/> <br/> <br/> To solve the specific problem with libatomic-ops, I would suggest we make a Raspberry Pi specific change to the package to specify the -march=armv6k flag to the compiler and move on.  There are still 11,000 other packages to be built.  I had to make a similar ch...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>I'm a bit confused:<br/> <br/> gcc source gcc-4.7.0/gcc/config/arm/sync.md:<br/> <br/> (define_insn "arm_load_exclusivedi"<br/> [(set (match_operand:DI 0 "s_register_operand" "=r")<br/> (unspec_volatile:DI<br/> [(match_operand:DI 1 "mem_noofs_operand" "Ua")]<br/> VUNSPEC_LL))]<br/> "TARGET_HAVE_L...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

CFO should be VFP. Typo due to phone intelligence
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>I could not find embedded assembler in either the c sources or in<br/> /usr/include which have those specific instructions so they are probably gcc built-in. I would have to check the gcc source.<br/> <br/> Specifying the 1136 as a lower class ARM is also an option.<br/> I wonder if any ARM 11 pr...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>plugwash said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Bluemerlin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Is it the tool chain not seeing the correct emulated processor or that the package does not treat what it finds correctly.<br/> <br/> <br/> gcc (when invoked normally) does not and must not look at the system it is running on. If...
by tomtor
Tue May 01, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: HISTORY: The start of raspbian (Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi)
Replies: 613
Views: 356241

Re: Debian Hard Float (armhf) for RPi

<t>mpthompson said: <br/> <br/> <br/> It"s unclear to me whether the compiler itself is generating bogus assembly code or there are inline assembly statements or something that is causing this error.<br/> <br/> I believe the package may believe it"s being compiled on an armv7 armhf system and we nee...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: HowTo: Setup a Remote Desktop with VNC server
Replies: 38
Views: 53207

Re: HowTo: Setup a Remote Desktop with VNC server

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> OK - so that explains the different backgrounds.  But what explains the "I get a brand new X session" (Unix style VNC) vs. the "I get a mirror of my physical machine at home" (Windows style VNC) ?<br/> <br/> I'm guessing (just guessing - no real knowledge - sort...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: OpenWRT for Raspberry Pi
Replies: 18
Views: 37525

Re: OpenWRT for Raspberry Pi

<t>Clearly Mister Schmoe doesn't get it (thanks for your illuminating contributions to this forum) but<br/> <br/> @OP: You can turn the standard Pi distribution into a system like OpenWRT by adding the OpenWRT programs which supply the web interface. The underlying Linux infrastructure is already th...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting Windows Share
Replies: 5
Views: 6164

Re: Mounting Windows Share

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Another "YX problem" response from Tor.<br/> <br/> To the OP: The error you are getting is "Command not found", which suggests the following possibilities:<br/> <br/> 1) It looks like there is no space between "mount_cifs" and "//".<br/> <br/> 2) The usual metho...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting Windows Share
Replies: 5
Views: 6164

Re: Mounting Windows Share

<t>Samba allows the other way around. When you add to the end of file /etc/samba/smb.conf eg:<br/> <br/> [data]<br/> comment = Data<br/> path = /media/data<br/> browseable = yes<br/> read only = no<br/> guest ok = no<br/> <br/> then you can access the directory /media/data on your Pi from windows.<b...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Bulding XBMC for Raspberry Pi
Replies: 269
Views: 101942

Re: Bulding XBMC for Raspberry Pi

<t>I use the following script to convert .mkv files to 384k AC3 audio for playing on slower CPUs:<br/> <br/> =====ac3batch===<br/> <br/> for i in "[email protected]"<br/> <br/> do<br/> <br/> echo Processing "$i"<br/> <br/> mkvextract tracks "$i" 2:audiosrc$$.dts<br/> <br/> ffmpeg -i audiosrc$$.dts -acodec ac3 -ab ...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: OpenWRT for Raspberry Pi
Replies: 18
Views: 37525

Re: OpenWRT for Raspberry Pi

<r>OpenWRT is just a Linux tuned in such a way that it acts as a router.<br/> <br/> In principle you can use the standard Linux distributions for the Pi and tune them<br/> <br/> so the Pi acts as an access point. There are various articles describing this, eg:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://exain.wordp...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Gambas
Replies: 86
Views: 22265

Re: Gambas

<r>For those who want Gambas2 you can download it from here:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://tomv.home.xs4all.nl/ras....._armel.deb">http://tomv.home.xs4all.nl/ras....._armel.deb</URL><br/> <br/> Installation instructions, type in your download directory:<br/> <br/> sudo dpkg -i gambas2_2.24.0-1_armel.d...
by tomtor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Gambas
Replies: 86
Views: 22265

Re: Gambas

<t>John Rose said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I"m also having a dialog with the author of the instructions at cnx-software.com. Author suggested install of gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi package: apt-get couldn"t find it. I googled for it & it looks like it"s only available for maverick onwards! Author also sugge...
by tomtor
Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Gambas
Replies: 86
Views: 22265

Re: Gambas

@John Rose

Hmm, I compiled it a few weeks ago on my Oneiric box.

Have you installed the kernel headers package?

I'm sure you can also find a prepackaged Arm Qemu .deb for Ubuntu somewhere.
by tomtor
Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Gambas
Replies: 86
Views: 22265

Re: Gambas

<t>Chris Rowland said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Thanks for the install instructions they worked.  I had to load a lot of dependencies. I started using Synaptic but but finished off with sudo apt-get -f install.<br/> <br/> It then runs and I was able to try some programming.  My equivalent to Hello World is...

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