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by mstombs
Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Decoding the RPi serial number
Replies: 29
Views: 15696

Re: Decoding the RPi serial number

The Farnell no just looks like a date code, mine are FN 120606 nnn shipped 19th of June 2012, and FN 120721 xxx and yyy shipped 23rd July (only 6 days from order!) suggesting the label added when finally packed into boxes and they are not expecting more than 1000 per day! I would be very surprised i...
by mstombs
Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: SD Card slot replacement
Replies: 14
Views: 7874

Re: SD Card slot replacement

The SD card holder in my PI looks remarkably similar to the top one here:- http://zk-tek.tw/main.php?SubCategoryID=69&CategoryID=1 Part NO:40FBH-13*T-114L SD CARD, PCB MOUNT, SMT, FEMALE (SHORT CARD) http://zk-tek.tw/admin/pic/40FB-005-S.jpg http://zk-tek.tw/admin/pdf/40FB-005.pdf I think you will f...
by mstombs
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: resize SD while using Raspbian.
Replies: 1
Views: 11031

Re: resize SD while using Raspbian.

The latest Raspbian Pi can do it itself, just select the option in raspi-config on first boot, details on

http://elinux.org/RPi_Wheezy_raspi-config

Next boot will be slow though as the new full size is rought into use
by mstombs
Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image
Replies: 151
Views: 47248

Re: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image

2nd SD burn, everything working, Blender Movies Big Buck Bunny and Sintel work fine with 64MB allocated to GPU, but see not a lot of free ram with desktop plus Midori! I'm afraid rasp-config has again corrupted my config.txt in exactly the same way, but its not fatal. Line 35 becomes # uncomment fo...
by mstombs
Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image
Replies: 151
Views: 47248

Re: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image

2nd SD burn, everything working, Blender Movies Big Buck Bunny and Sintel work fine with 64MB allocated to GPU, but see not a lot of free ram with desktop plus Midori! I'm afraid rasp-config has again corrupted my config.txt in exactly the same way, but its not fatal. Line 35 becomes # uncomment for...
by mstombs
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image
Replies: 151
Views: 47248

Re: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image

One thing that doesn't work for me is omxplayer. It recognizes the files properly but doesn't show the video. The default memory split has only 32MB for GPU, try changing that to 64MB. After going through all options in the raspi-config, my PI didn't reboot, so going to re-do the SD and retry. I se...

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