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by andypiper
Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: D17 came away from board
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: D17 came away from board

D'oh! thanks :-)

I guess I'll try removing the diode again and seeing if it boots - if not I assume the damage was more widespread than just D17
by andypiper
Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: D17 came away from board
Replies: 2
Views: 511

D17 came away from board

I was playing around with a few add-on boards over Christmas with a couple of Pis. On one of them, component D17 overheated, the solder obviously loosened and it came away from the board. I confess I may have screwed up the power supplied to the Pi when this happened, so I'm not claiming that this w...
by andypiper
Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational dist.
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational d

adafruit wrote: thank you for being patient with us, we had a lot going on to get the distro out the door!
Since you've not addressed the questions I've asked - what is your intended support route for Occidentalis? questions on these forums, direct questions via your site, or...?
by andypiper
Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational dist.
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational d

No success today in getting the Netgear W1000M USB wifi to work on the Occidentalis distro, but I did eventually, with hacking of scripts, get it to work on plain Raspbian. I was able to install mosquitto with a single command, and publish/subscribe messages from a remote machine via MQTT, which was...
by andypiper
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational dist.
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational d

I can't get the wifi module (8192cu?) to load... modprobe returns no response. Is there firmware on the distro or do I need to get that separately? (I have a Netgear 1000M USB adapter which I thought should use this module). So modprobe -D 8192cu tells me that the module is builtin to the kernel? I...
by andypiper
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational dist.
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: Educational resources for Raspberry Pi and Educational d

I can't get the wifi module (8192cu?) to load... modprobe returns no response. Is there firmware on the distro or do I need to get that separately? (I have a Netgear 1000M USB adapter which I thought should use this module). Also, sshd consistently reports an error about unable to load keys during b...
by andypiper
Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: t-shirt
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Re: t-shirt

Thirded... :-)
by andypiper
Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New video demo on the homepage
Replies: 8
Views: 2720

Re: New video demo on the homepage

Thanks - a pleasure and privilege to meet Eben and Liz

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