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by Lookslikerain75
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Samba slow pi 4 USB SSD
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Samba slow pi 4 USB SSD

I have been trying to resolve this for a few days now, by USB attached SSD (EXT4) when accessed via samba share on windows PC only gets 5mb/s download or upload. PI4 is connects on wifi 5G at 150mb-200mb. Internet speed test run from the pi in chromium shows 60mb/s. wifi shows a good connection at -...
by Lookslikerain75
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Pass a string value to the next function
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Pass a string value to the next function

I am a bit lost trying to work out how to pass a string from a function to the next function called, function 1 and 2 are called by pressing the associated button using tkinter/guizero. FUNC 1 will need to pass "Complete" FUNC 2 will need to pass "Finished" I am just learning pyt...
by Lookslikerain75
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB Mount issues since formatting drive
Replies: 1
Views: 144

USB Mount issues since formatting drive

I had a working PI 4 with latest raspbian desktop, a USB drive attached for storing videos, photos etc. all working fine drive mounted fstab etc. I hadn't noticed that the usb drive was formatted as vfat, to reformatted it to ext4, then things went wrong. I now seem to be in a situation where the mo...
by Lookslikerain75
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Read log file as lines are added into guizero textbox
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Read log file as lines are added into guizero textbox

Thanks for the advice I looked up the .repeat function and that is working. I will also take a look at the stdout and stderr options also.

Thanks again
by Lookslikerain75
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Read log file as lines are added into guizero textbox
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Read log file as lines are added into guizero textbox

I am trying to read a log file as lines are added, after a button is pressed in a GUIZERO window. I am struggling to read the log file line by line into a gui textbox. This code locks the window as it seems to be stuck running def LogWindow() if i force close the program the the textbox shows whatev...
by Lookslikerain75
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Python
Topic: GUIZERO Button waits for process called to finish
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: GUIZERO Button waits for process called to finish

subproccess.Popen solved the problem, much appreciated
by Lookslikerain75
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: GUIZERO Button waits for process called to finish
Replies: 3
Views: 383

GUIZERO Button waits for process called to finish

I am calling a subprocess.run from a pushbutton, the issue I have is the button remains pressed down whilst the entire subprocess runs (10-15 seconds. I need the button to run the process but still let other processes run and not lock the entire window, so that the contents of a log file can update ...
by Lookslikerain75
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: GUIZERO - input_box = TextBox
Replies: 4
Views: 1355

Re: GUIZERO - input_box = TextBox

I have just changed the coed to open the log file in leafpad instead. but may come back to this another time
by Lookslikerain75
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Python
Topic: GUIZERO - input_box = TextBox
Replies: 4
Views: 1355

GUIZERO - input_box = TextBox

I setup an input_box = textbox (example below) in three actions if a button is pressed a command runs and a log file is created then used as the contents of the textbox. If the second button is pressed a different log becomes the content of the text box. unless i am going mad this was working. the s...
by Lookslikerain75
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: PI4 odd core frequency showing
Replies: 2
Views: 318

Re: PI4 odd core frequency showing

That could be it, i switched to 2560 x 1080 a few days ago. Previously was running at a lower resolution, also refresh rate is 75mhz.

So its like a mini auto overclock when high resolutions used?
by Lookslikerain75
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: PI4 odd core frequency showing
Replies: 2
Views: 318

PI4 odd core frequency showing

Not specifically an issue i just do not understand why but the core frequency is has started showing as 550mhz, I have applied no overclock and as far as i can tell i am using the stock config.txt. Is there any other config that would cause the GPU to show over 500Mhz? Everything is working and temp...
by Lookslikerain75
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 XFCE install not working
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

Pi4 XFCE install not working

I wanted to try an alternative desktop to the standard raspbian buster desktop. I have tried a number of different instructions for installing xfce4 and lightdm. They both seem to install fine no error as per various instructions i found. However there is no change to the system, i reboot and get th...
by Lookslikerain75
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: STICKY: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10
Replies: 145
Views: 81682

Re: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10

I have the same issue version number does not match. Also not sure if it is related I am seeing some very inconsistent internet speeds. Never gets over 50mbps on Gigabit or wifi 5ghz. Eth0 shows connected at gigabit and router shows a gigabit connection to the PI. I have tried a few internet speed t...

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