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by hvc123
Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: WiDrive
Replies: 9
Views: 2551

Re: WiDrive

look at openwrt. not sure if theres a build out for pi but it shouldnt be that difficult.
by hvc123
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: raspberry pi already failed ?
Replies: 222
Views: 36620

Re: raspberry pi already failed ?

<t>piglet said: <br/> <br/> <br/> We will look forward to hearing from you again once you've got to the point of releasing your new hand-written bespoke operating system.<br/> <br/> Till then, good luck and happy coding.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> of which will probably be based on linux or some sort of...
by hvc123
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: raspberry pi already failed ?
Replies: 222
Views: 36620

Re: raspberry pi already failed ?

<t>all i can say is HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH<br/> <br/> Rodney you are a USER point and click king, i personally think you are missing the point.<br/> <br/> the RPi is designed for education & programming i was 7 when i got my first speccy (back in 82) and i remember me and my friend sitt...
by hvc123
Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: how to buy
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Re: how to buy

<t>right first off let me slip on my fire proof shorts.<br/> <br/> ok now ready for flames...<br/> <br/> im basically trying to find out where to purchase one+, everytime i go to the Farnell or rs i  get the "register your interest page", i did that back in march.<br/> <br/> am i missing something (...
by hvc123
Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Two easy questions
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Re: Two easy questions

my 2 pence worth

i have a microsoft wifi mouse and a keyboard on debian 6 worked straight outa the box

i think ----- powered usb block will work perfect.
by hvc123
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Microsoft and ARM
Replies: 5
Views: 1152

Re: Microsoft and ARM

ahhhh yer sorry should have posted in off topic.

i dont actually like microsoft products, i dont have have any hardware running anything microsoft.

i defo wouldnt ask about winblows 8, dont really like it
by hvc123
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Microsoft and ARM
Replies: 5
Views: 1152

Re: Microsoft and ARM

<t>hi all<br/> <br/> i was just wondering if someone could explain microshafts new move with uefi. i understand their concept and how it works. what im after is that what i read they are tageting ARM.<br/> <br/> so  my question is:<br/> <br/> is that all ARM i mean i have ARM based routers. does tha...
by hvc123
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: more mem
Replies: 16
Views: 3385

Re: more mem

hey as anyone seen this

http://wardyprojects.blogspot......board.html

looks like a way to go if its gpio connect-able to the pi for those more mem hungry projects
by hvc123
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Imac G4 USB
Replies: 1
Views: 950

Re: Imac G4 USB

<r>ok ignore that i found it .........<br/> <br/> and just if any 1 is interested here is a TDMI to DVI pinout<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bhP2n5sDq6w/TXJ3sGdEBOI/AAAAAAAAAYY/p5YKZlfjszQ/s1600/iMac+G4-20+DVI+pinout.jpg"><LINK_TEXT text="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-...
by hvc123
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Imac G4 USB
Replies: 1
Views: 950

Re: Imac G4 USB

<t>hey all<br/> <br/> among my many projects in mind i was wondering if the IMAC G4 (looks like a christmas pud) screen would be usable ? i know it is not the normal vga and im also unsure of the pinouts. just wondering incase any one knows them and would i have to convert the signal some how.<br/> ...
by hvc123
Sun Feb 19, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Official image and QEMU?
Replies: 106
Views: 52499

Re: Official image and QEMU?

<t>you need to set it to -net nic but as it doesnt have sda to mount anything the modules dont get loaded. how do we assign some space to mount as sda?<br/> <br/> it has sda after boot but any changes are ro, maybe i need to read up some more on qemu. there is some qemu front ends on linux but that ...
by hvc123
Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 'Holding' the PCB
Replies: 32
Views: 6831

Re: 'Holding' the PCB

<r>i was looking at these plastic rails <URL url="http://www.altinkaya.com.tr/en/Accessories/PCB_Rails/A-922.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.altinkaya.com.tr/en/Accessor ... A-922.html">http://www.altinkaya.com.tr/en/Accessories/PCB_Rails/A-922.html</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> <br/> trying to find them...
by hvc123
Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: car pc
Replies: 36
Views: 15215

Re: car pc

<t>madmalkav said:<br/> <br/> <br/> What I'm concerned the most is finding the way to interfacing the controls on the steering wheel to the RPi. It will probably need some microcontroller and reverse enginering.<br/> <br/> <br/> im no expert but im sure we can use the GPIO pins for some of that <br/...
by hvc123
Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

im talking about the usb dongles x 4 and 7 RPib and 5 RPia for 'other' projects
by hvc123
Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

4 if it works
by hvc123
Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

looks like ill have to wait and see, might just buy it anyway and OC the cpu a touch its worth a go at £50
by hvc123
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

<t>could we get the licence to playback/stream mpg2/4 ? or is it not that simple? or is it a hardware thing?<br/> <br/> also i understand mpg2 wont be using hardware accelated gpu as its not licenced does that mean that it will play/stream but using the cpu in software? if this is the case could we ...
by hvc123
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shipping Schedule?
Replies: 18
Views: 3606

Re: Shipping Schedule?

sorry to beat a already well beaten subject but when will the RPi A be ready for purchase?

Only because i have a nice project id like them for and the RPi B is overkill.

thanks

P.S

1+4 = 14
by hvc123
Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

<t>this is the one i was looking at<br/> <br/> pctv nanoStick T2–DVB T2 USB Tuner<br/> <br/> 50 quid <br/> <br/> here is the specs<br/> <br/> Tuner<br/> <br/> <br/> Supported TV standards:<br/> <br/> DVB-T2, DVB-T<br/> VHF-/UHF band <br/> <br/> <br/> Stereo / dual channel sound<br/> Antenna input: M...
by hvc123
Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Rasptoo: another distribution for RaspberryPi
Replies: 17
Views: 4424

Re: Rasptoo: another distribution for RaspberryPi

just use a desktop machine to x compile stuff. theres no point in doing it on the arm board. well you can still run make and emerge but i would use distcc and x compile
by hvc123
Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

<t>dom said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Decoding HD video on the ARM. No (definitely).<br/> <br/> Decoding SD video on the ARM. No (probably).<br/> <br/> Decoding video on the GPU from a USB capture card (depending on codec licensing) is feasible, but requires software to be written to interface between the ...
by hvc123
Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: USB HD FREEVIEW
Replies: 29
Views: 22657

Re: USB HD FREEVIEW

he all before i go and buy a freeview HD usb reciever for the RPi, do we think the CPU will be man enough to render the HD channels ?i know the GPU is more than capable but i have the feeling im not going to be able to tell the machine to use the GPU specifically i have had prior experience in tv ca...
by hvc123
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: another promising piece of kit
Replies: 1
Views: 767

Re: another promising piece of kit

what you guys think ? http://www.ohgizmo.com/2012/01.....you-think/

i think itll be kool too if uart is available
by hvc123
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:30 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Android for R-Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: Android for R-Pi

yer thats what i mean im not sure how to set the arch type in android source code. and if armv6 is not there how do we 'make' it be there
by hvc123
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Android for R-Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: Android for R-Pi

hmmm i thought it was armv6 (v11!!) or something like that ..

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