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by LTolledo
Thu Jul 29, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: lightning bolt issue raspberry pi 4
Replies: 10
Views: 265

Re: lightning bolt issue raspberry pi 4

can you show us pictures of your setup?
specially the power supply name plate
by LTolledo
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: No sound from bluetooth speaker
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: No sound from bluetooth speaker

what OS?
lite (CLI) or desktop (GUI)?
by LTolledo
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Debian
Topic: Debian 10 only mono sound instead stereo (analog)
Replies: 11
Views: 316

Re: Debian 10 only mono sound instead stereo (analog)

please test audio with your ears... not with eyes.... this is what is reported by my system (for my eyes to see) asound command output.jpg if I attach a headphone to the RPi4B's audio jack and play a stereo encoded media via VLC... my ears hear stereo (separate left and right channels) confirmed by ...
by LTolledo
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Bluetooth speaker pairs... but does not connect
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: Bluetooth speaker pairs... but does not connect

what RPi model?
what OS?
by LTolledo
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Power frustration - low voltage despite good hardware
Replies: 9
Views: 261

Re: Power frustration - low voltage despite good hardware

3) Zero W 2017 with no video out or peripherals plugged in, powered through a short fast-charge cable plugged into a smart hub. This one is newly configured and I've just been trying to load some files on it across the wifi. During these file transfers the power LED will fade and blink and transfer...
by LTolledo
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Power frustration - low voltage despite good hardware
Replies: 9
Views: 261

Re: Power frustration - low voltage despite good hardware

am not using "good hardware" because I DIY my own power adapter for my RPi projects... like this RPi4B desktop am using is "loaded" with peripherals, such as SSD (boot media), USB powered speaker, keyboard-mouse and fan . on occasions I plug in my cycle computer, or even a portab...
by LTolledo
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Anyone using this breakout board?
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Anyone using this breakout board?

It is a completely passive board with no electronics on it at all. You select 3.3V or 5V for each RJ45 socket with the bank of jumpers at the bottom. Will I be able to turn my Raspberry pi into a network switch without adding extra power source? Thank you. if you mean switching "some device&qu...
by LTolledo
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi Zero as middle man between pc and keyboard
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: Pi Zero as middle man between pc and keyboard

neinnein1310 wrote: I'm trying to achieve the effect of Kyria Oled split keyboard....
just buy the keyboard you mentioned... as save yourself some unforeseeable "white elephant" and agony....
by LTolledo
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Share removable media
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Share removable media

can you show us how you are mounting those "removable media"

is it via /etc/fstab? (post the contents)
or via something else (post that method)

is it only one media, or as many as possible?
by LTolledo
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 4 Ethernet not working alongside 4 HDDs in RAID
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Pi 4 Ethernet not working alongside 4 HDDs in RAID

if you are going to implement RAID10, better have all the drives in a single self-powered 4-drive enclosure,
with just a single USB3.0 connection to the RPi4...

there are HDD enclosures that implement hardware RAID....
by LTolledo
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPiOS32 Desktop pcmanfm hanging abruptly...
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: RPiOS32 Desktop pcmanfm hanging abruptly...

thanks for the tip! :D
by LTolledo
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can you install a graphics card into any kind of raspberry pi (rpi3 etc.)
Replies: 10
Views: 511

Re: Can you install a graphics card into any kind of raspberry pi (rpi3 etc.)

Video cards with the Raspberry Pi? The nvidia-driver software package in the Debian repository does have support for ARMHF computers. I'm not sure what hardware would be supported by the nvidia-driver software with ARM computers. Same with the AMD graphics drivers, the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu sof...
by LTolledo
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPiOS32 Desktop pcmanfm hanging abruptly...
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: RPiOS32 Desktop pcmanfm hanging abruptly...

the contents of any folders/directories are always displayed as "detailed list", not as thumbnails or even small icons... the most files a folder contain was about 2500 files but even if the folders accessed has only 5 files, it still hangs... whether the folder is a local folder (from mic...
by LTolledo
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wireless keyboard and mouse
Replies: 10
Views: 238

Re: Wireless keyboard and mouse

use the "regular" 2.4GHz ones (not the one advertised as 'bluetooth") those work right out of the box.... do note that not all 2.4GHz keyboard/mouse combo are made equal... if you buy the no-name cheapo ones, you might get disappointed with the mouse...(I know because I bought one) ge...
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: unfrying a raspberry pi 4 (applied 12v to 5v pin, oops)
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: unfrying a raspberry pi 4 (applied 12v to 5v pin, oops)

M_P wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:04 pm
.....Everyone's got a broken Pi or two!
none from me....my "immunity" is still working... :mrgreen:
TLC is the key...

I'd rather sacrifice ATMega32s, MCP23017 or Attiny chips than even a RPiZW... ;)
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPiOS32 Desktop pcmanfm hanging abruptly...
Replies: 5
Views: 157

RPiOS32 Desktop pcmanfm hanging abruptly...

been bugging me all week (well...ever since I started with Jessie) pcmanfm hangs (no response to mouse clicks, keyboard commands) when forced to close, it brings down the whole desktop icons pcmanfm is the only one that hangs, the other apps like Chrome continue to respond to keyboard/mouse commands...
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 4 Ethernet not working alongside 4 HDDs in RAID
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Pi 4 Ethernet not working alongside 4 HDDs in RAID

does it work with a single HDD attached?
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: unfrying a raspberry pi 4 (applied 12v to 5v pin, oops)
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: unfrying a raspberry pi 4 (applied 12v to 5v pin, oops)

M_P wrote: Don't throw it out - display it proudly. Everyone's got a broken Pi or two!
some say it functions properly as a paper weight as well.... :D
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is that?
Replies: 16
Views: 627

Re: What is that?

jamesh wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:31 pm
We don't make a laptop!
....for now? :P

may in the near future? ;)
(...won't hold my breath for it though :D )
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Feature suggestion: Add screen keyboard by default
Replies: 10
Views: 348

Re: Feature suggestion: Add screen keyboard by default

are normal physical keyboards that outrageously expensive in your area? :shock:


I'd prefer direct mind interface instead.... :mrgreen:
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Samba is about to kill me
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: Samba is about to kill me

what are the access rights and permissions set on /media/main

post the result of the command below

Code: Select all

ls -la /media/main
by LTolledo
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: What are low-cost alternatives to SATA-USB adapters ?
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Re: What are low-cost alternatives to SATA-USB adapters ?

is that really SATA? looks like PATA to me...

you want low cost? reliability might be a problem...
you want reliability? it'll cost you...
by LTolledo
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Good External HDD Enclosure for Pi4B NAS/Plex Server [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 219

Re: Good External HDD Enclosure for Pi4B NAS/Plex Server

the unit seems the same...
however the change may be with the power brick that it will use to power the setup
it think it will use UK plug standard (for the power brick AC side)
better ask for clarification from the maker's site...
by LTolledo
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Automount of SSD media with desktop change to fstab and PARTUUID
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Automount of SSD media with desktop change to fstab and PARTUUID

so you're doing a desktop setup.... but not using a monitor...to make it "headless" just try setting up the monitor resolution (don't use default, use something like 1920x1080 or 1280x720) your SSD will continue to automount I know that because that's what I do with my HDD cluster RPi4B-2G...
by LTolledo
Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: RPi NAS 1080p video streaming on network? It’s lagging! Help!
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: RPi NAS 1080p video streaming on network? It’s lagging! Help!

its your FireStick that's the problem.....its not capable enough......(why do I know? I have a FireStick) this is the codec info of the one I played on the firestick (I took the codec info in this RPi4B-4GB via VLC) Anime 1080p Video codec info.jpg its lagging.... not very enjoyable some 1080p video...

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