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by Hambarde
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Raspberry Pi B+ turn usb power off
Replies: 47
Views: 90448

Re: Raspberry Pi B+ turn usb power off

I know this is very very old thread, but got one idea to fix OP's issue without modifying anything in RPi, Take the usb cable connecting to HDD---RPi USB, cut the USB cable in between, solder a LED to +ve and -ve coming from USB end, so when RPi wants to power on HDD, only LED will glow. to the othe...
by Hambarde
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Scaling digital signage to 500 screens with limited bandwidth
Replies: 16
Views: 3343

Re: Scaling digital signage to 500 screens with limited bandwidth

Forgot to add, you cannot run 4k on RPi, For 4k you can use something like odroid C2 or Intel NUC. Multicast / streaming to 500 device need too much of bandwidth. So solution should push file from local server to all screens on LAN, and schedule it to play one by one or as predefined playlist. Also ...
by Hambarde
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Scaling digital signage to 500 screens with limited bandwidth
Replies: 16
Views: 3343

Re: Scaling digital signage to 500 screens with limited bandwidth

I have two solutions for you, 1- use a script to feed in omxplayer with local shared folder. (3 scripts) 2- use locally hosted digital signage. For first solution. There are video looper scripts just google it, all files in predefined directory will be played. Keep the script in nohup or use a 2nd s...
by Hambarde
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Rsync selective copy with delete
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: Rsync selective copy with delete

Here is actual script which solved my problem #!/bin/sh while inotifywait -e create -e delete "Source DIR" do rsync -zarv --include="*.mp4" --exclude="*" --delete "Source DIR" "Destination DIR" done This script will copy all mp4 files from Source DIR to Destination DIR (incremental), and also will d...
by Hambarde
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Rsync selective copy with delete
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Rsync selective copy with delete

Hi Every one, I need help with small command In /home/pi there are two directories media and adverts. I want all mp4 files from media to be copied in adverts. If mp4 file is deleted from media dir, it should also get deleted from adverts. So I tried below rsync command, it copies new files, but coul...
by Hambarde
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problems with the OpenGL drivers (weird pink line)
Replies: 8
Views: 1439

Re: Problems with the OpenGL drivers (weird pink line)

I had faced same issue
It got solved by removing hdmi_drive option from config.txt
just put # before hdmi_drive=2

"#hdmi_drive=2"

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