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by r3d4
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Simul-posting on RPi Forum and StackExchange
Replies: 13
Views: 648

Re: Simul-posting on RPi Forum and StackExchange

They want their homework questions answered through the quickest source. No cares for community or volunteer effort i read this and though it was partly amusing / tragic , and forgot about it until i was just reminded of this post (while bug hunting) because this bug report page has a banner that r...
by r3d4
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: is there *realy* an xkcd for everything?
Replies: 2
Views: 682

is there *realy* an xkcd for everything?

KXCD do you know it ???
have you ever search for a kxcd and NOT found a relevent commic strip ?

i had to ask because ...
by r3d4
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WYSIWYG -- Type Write Communicate in HTML
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: WYSIWYG -- Type Write Communicate in HTML

this might be posible with tiddly wiki tiddlywiki.com/static/HTML in WikiText it appears it is posible with tiddlywiki TiddlyWiki, a non-linear personal web notebook that anyone can use and keep forever, independently of any corporation. :D which is nice to know , what kind exprence may lead some to...
by r3d4
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Number of OS that will run on a RPi?
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Number of OS that will run on a RPi?

Would it be safe to say, as of today, there are over 100 unique OS versions that run on a Raspberry Pi? depends how you choose to define "unique" :| FTR 2 list of RPI OS exists that i know of (old)one is on a blog https://fabiololix.blogspot.com/2016/05/raspberry-pi-distribution-list.html the other...
by r3d4
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PCIe over cable standard. I didn't know that was a thing.
Replies: 22
Views: 1052

Re: PCIe over cable standard. I didn't know that was a thing.

it appears posible to get "PCI-E 1X to 16X Graphics Extension " https://i.imgur.com/3yh34Ut.jpg which connects via usb so it appears* it is not only a thing but posible over a *normal looking* usb cable its even posible to find "MINING-EXPERT" mainboards with 19- pcie 1x slots that afaik is what the...
by r3d4
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: FreeBSD
Topic: FreeBSD with Wireless support for Raspberry RPI3 ?
Replies: 13
Views: 17595

Re: FreeBSD with Wireless support for Raspberry RPI3 ?

ykla wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:58 am
Anyone makes bcm work?

>Anyone makes bcm work?

afaik it appears wifi is not *yet* implemented :!:

see : https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/rpi- ... ifi.69297/
by r3d4
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Linux on a Business Card.
Replies: 16
Views: 1472

Re: Linux on a Business Card.

You shouldn't plug any USB device of unknown origin like a business card from somebody you don't know into your computer due to risks of malware or damage. It could enumerate as an optical drive to exploit an autorun vulnerability or as a keyboard to start automatically typing commands. > shouldn't...
by r3d4
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: balenaEtcher RUNNING ON a pi4! [WORKING]
Replies: 45
Views: 10186

Re: balenaEtcher RUNNING ON a pi4! [WORKING]

see also : ( because it relates to the process (exprenced in this verry thred) of trying to build *other peoples software* ) 0) https://www.software.ac.uk/blog/2017-02-20-software-reproducibility-possible-and-practical - Is software reproducibility possible and practical? Software reproducibility he...
by r3d4
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: balenaEtcher RUNNING ON a pi4! [WORKING]
Replies: 45
Views: 10186

Re: balenaEtcher RUNNING ON a pi4! [WORKING]

:lol:
i wander why ?
whom ever

deleted my reply :|


---> xkcd dependencies <---
by r3d4
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] Raspberry 3 keeps crasing without reason
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Raspberry 3 keeps crasing without reason

czezz wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:53 pm

Did anyone have similar issues or maybe it is some well known problem?
dmesg wrote: [ 974.302607] mmc0: timeout waiting for hardware interrupt.
raspberrypi/linux/issues search mmc0: timeout waiting for hardware interrupt.
by r3d4
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: (pi4) so how fast is 'entry level pc performance'
Replies: 37
Views: 6961

Re: (pi4) so how fast is 'entry level pc performance'

probably depends who you ask :roll: in my experience 'entry level performance': 133/233mhz 16bit gfx and no maths coprocessor ! see also : https://archive.org/details/ComputerShopperJuly85Vol5No7AtariArticles --- Do you have your RPi clocked down to 1MHz? And how if so? its probably possible with Ja...
by r3d4
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why is the RPi4 being advertised as a desktop computer?
Replies: 113
Views: 14469

Re: Why is the RPi4 being advertised as a desktop computer?

No true scots man would use a desktop pc with an arm cpu! it's ARM processor makes it too incompatible with anything to make it a real desktop computer. my brain architecture makes it too incomparable with anything to make it a real desktop computer. so you are correct ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
by r3d4
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Will USB-C ever replace all other ports or just some?
Replies: 31
Views: 3416

Re: Will USB-C ever replace all other ports or just some?

Is USB-C really better / best way to solve all this? when you have replaced all other cables with usb c usb D will be the next "innovation" better / best "solution" :oops: :o By the time most devices are shipped as USB-C then something else with a different connector will be out and it begins all o...
by r3d4
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How do capacitors work?
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

Re: How do capacitors work?

by r3d4
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 5295

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

The thread does appear to have been truncated, however. Not as far as I know, and r3d4 was the originator, and he linked to a post with a bit of a clickbaity title about the weight of electrons in an empty or "filled" kindle. my apologies... i was looking for something completely different and foun...
by r3d4
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 5295

how heavy is raspbian ?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Raspbian comes pre-installed with plenty of software for education, programming and general use. It has Python, Scratch, Sonic Pi, Java and more. :roll: Apparently a-kindle-loaded-with-e-books-is-heavier-than-an-empty-one ... so how heavy is raspbian ?
by r3d4
Thu May 23, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Bootstrapping Languages
Replies: 10
Views: 2044

Re: Bootstrapping Languages

(interesting and relevant ...)+ https://gra.mirror.cyberbits.eu/fosdem/2019/K.4.201/gnumes.webm - "GNU Mes Reduced Binary Seed bootstrap for GNU Guix." Two years ago on FOSDEM'17 a minimalistic bootstrap was a dream; today it has started to become reality. Bootstrapping GNU/Linux without use of the ...
by r3d4
Fri May 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Why Avoid BASIC on RPi?
Replies: 2312
Views: 144555

Re: Why Avoid BASIC on RPi?

Coincidentally I just found Alan telling the story in 1980 something: "Seminar with Alan Kay on Object Oriented Programming" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjJaFG63Hlo co co-incidentally , off some other FP tangent i just found http://dirk.rave.org/chap9.txt - Object Oriented Programming ... is po...
by r3d4
Thu May 02, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: Github network graph feature - still there?

well thanks for the clarification im shore your time is precious >this is a github question and better asked on their forum, sorry about any apparent misunderstanding , i asked this forum because github is used by the foundation and this forum members , my intent was to address *this* community (the...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: All Your Code Are Belong To Us 2.0

I just had a look at one of my repos and https://github.com/DougieLawson/backlight_dimmer/network exists and is populated with exactly what I expected to see. So the assertion that Has the github 'network graph' feature been removed? isn't true for that repo. There may be a switch that can disable ...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: All Your Code Are Belong To Us 2.0

The new topic you have raised appears to be about some feature of that service that you think might have changed. It seems reasonable to me that it should be a new topic in its own right. But as a generic question concerning some aspect of a third-party service, the Raspberry Pi forums might not be...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: All Your Code Are Belong To Us 2.0

That you're on the Pi forum, not the one for github... I would say that's even off topic for the 'off topic' section. so still dont see why that would upset any one :| considering searching the pi blog has close to 300 mentions or whatever of that hub https://www.raspberrypi.org/search/github - '28...
by r3d4
Wed May 01, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Github network graph feature - still there?
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Github network graph feature - still there?

i did reply to an old topic, https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=215177 *someone* didnt like that so it was deleted :roll: no reason or rhyme about it so myself im non the wiser what the problem exactly was with the previous post :| ---- Has the github 'network graph' feature bee...
by r3d4
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 1st April arrived early this year...
Replies: 23
Views: 3081

Re: 1st April arrived early this year...

That reminds me, I'll be off the internets from 00:00 BST tonight until, at least, 20:00BST tomorrow. Can't stand all that false junk that appears on 1st April. this superuser/stackexchange css today is.gd O.0 :mrgreen: ... i would like the mouse trails in my default browser css .. if that is even ...

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