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by dtpoirot
Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Emulating a RasPi on Windows
Replies: 59
Views: 26905

Re: Emulating a RasPi on Windows

<r>With regards to screen res...<br/> <br/> The current board and machine don't match the Rasp-Pi anyway.<br/> <br/> The Broadcom part has an ARM1176JZF-S while QEMU is emulating Versitile board with an ARM926EJ-S<br/> <br/> Dietmar claims to have made patches to the latest 'git' source release:<br/...
by dtpoirot
Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Emulating a RasPi on Windows
Replies: 59
Views: 26905

Re: Emulating a RasPi on Windows

Has anyone been able to get VNC working?

I added '-vnc :1' to my command line but I don't see anything on port 5901...
by dtpoirot
Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Emulating a RasPi on Windows
Replies: 59
Views: 26905

Re: Emulating a RasPi on Windows

<r><emercer><br/> The raw files are, indeed, full-sized (they occupy the same 8GB they fit). But they are the only format you can mount as a drive<br/> <br/> ???<br/> <br/> By that, do you mean that you mount the Rasp-Pi file system image on your native i86/x64 Intel Linux host?<br/> <br/> My instal...
by dtpoirot
Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Emulating a RasPi on Windows
Replies: 59
Views: 26905

Re: Emulating a RasPi on Windows

<t>I have been using QEMU for quite a while and usually have several running at once.<br/> <br/> I have just done an installation on a QCOW2 format file. This format 'grows' as needed rather than taking all the disk space ahead of time. Not as good for performance (fragmentation) but easier on the h...
by dtpoirot
Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Emulating a RasPi on Windows
Replies: 59
Views: 26905

Re: Emulating a RasPi on Windows

Hum... Too Many Fingers on Keyboard Error.

Apparently all is well after I take the '-k en-us' out of the boot line.

Your Milage May Vary...

I can now even run 'apt-get install dropbear' for SSH support!
by dtpoirot
Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Emulating a RasPi on Windows
Replies: 59
Views: 26905

Re: Emulating a RasPi on Windows

<t>I am trying to build my own image but I can't login!<br/> <br/> I can see the following:<br/> Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 demo tty1<br/> demo login:<br/> <br/> ...but the keyboard is ignored.<br/> <br/> <Ctrl><Alt> releases the mouse grab but <Ctrl><Alt>3 or <Ctrl><Alt>2 have no effect...</t>
by dtpoirot
Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: QEMU tricks...
Replies: 3
Views: 1493

Re: QEMU tricks...

It looks like <emercer> is a convert!

I will typically have several VMs running at the same time for networking demos.

I don't want to have to remember which app goes with which core.

Works great for me!
by dtpoirot
Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: QEMU tricks...
Replies: 3
Views: 1493

Re: QEMU tricks...

<r>Howdy all,<br/> <br/> For the lucky few who have collected the pre-built LDXE or Gnome images...<br/> <br/> ICEAffinity is a cool little Windows app which will allow you to tie your QEMU app to a specific CPU core:<br/> <URL url="http://www.ice-graphics.com/IC.....ndexE.html">http://www.ice-graph...
by dtpoirot
Sat Sep 24, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Current state of miniSD cards
Replies: 7
Views: 1540

Re: Current state of miniSD cards

<t>Yup, I mount the uSD card in a full size carrier to init and then mount in a mSD carrier for the ZipIt.<br/> <br/> Point being, there seems to be a market in counterfeit Kingston cards!<br/> <br/> The cards work in my laptop and phone but fail as file systems in the target.<br/> <br/> FlashBench ...
by dtpoirot
Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you could order now..
Replies: 151
Views: 24266

Re: If you could order now..

<t>I would sure bet multiples are going to be the norm rather than the exception!<br/> <br/> I don't know how many people on this discussion might be familiar with WOOT! It's a web site which offers 'one deal, one day'. They present an "in for 1", "in for 2" or "in for 3" sales model!<br/> <br/> As ...
by dtpoirot
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Current state of miniSD cards
Replies: 7
Views: 1540

Re: Current state of miniSD cards

<r>Howdy all,<br/> <br/> I am sure that we are all anxiously awaiting the opportunity to throw down some hard-earned cash for a new Really Cool Device... (or maybe many)<br/> <br/> I wanted to take a moment and alert the community to a situation which could have a significant negative impact on our ...

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