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by @Storris
Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hardware Revision
Replies: 4
Views: 1037

Re: Hardware Revision

Thanks for your reply, The point you make about the distributors is valid. I was under the impression that distribution was on a purely commercial basis but all of those at Farnell and RS, if as you say they are accepting a reduced mark-up per unit, deserve no small amount of praise for their effort...
by @Storris
Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hardware Revision
Replies: 4
Views: 1037

Hardware Revision

Good Day, I've been away for quite a while but I'm really interested in the PiXbox-RC car, as can be seen here - http://blog.zephod.com/post/37120089376/lego-xbox-raspberry-pi I've got some questions for the foundation. Is the £25 price point going to be revised at some point or are you planning to ...
by @Storris
Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:18 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: installation for 8gb SD card
Replies: 3
Views: 1272

Re: installation for 8gb SD card

I'm having the same problem with a 32Gb card. On the initial Start-Up and Boot Config menu there is an option to increase the root partition to use all of the card. I selected that option but still came back with a 'no room left' error while trying to download some packages. Is there a Disk Manager ...
by @Storris
Tue May 08, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI-VGA Adapter with chip GBP 12, free shipping
Replies: 59
Views: 28084

Re: HDMI-VGA Adapter with chip GBP 12, free shipping

RaTTuS said:


no you need an avtive converter


Ah, OK thanks I didn't know that.

Digital to Analogue converter not just HDMI to VGA adapter.
by @Storris
Wed May 02, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI-VGA Adapter with chip GBP 12, free shipping
Replies: 59
Views: 28084

Re: HDMI-VGA Adapter with chip GBP 12, free shipping

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=.....ga+adapter

Would these cheap as chips offerings not have the advantage?
by @Storris
Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RAID & also Updating SD Images.
Replies: 1
Views: 854

Re: RAID & also Updating SD Images.

<t>I"m brand new to this so please be gentle.<br/> <br/> 1.<br/> <br/> On Raspberry Pi with a big enough SD Card, would it be:<br/> <br/> A) Possible & preferable<br/> <br/> B) Possible but unnecessary<br/> <br/> C) Something else<br/> <br/> to attempt to create partitions on the SDcard for a RA...
by @Storris
Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Project: RPi + RC Car
Replies: 13
Views: 18258

Re: Project: RPi + RC Car

<t>cupcake said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Phase 1: Purchase Raspberry Pi + Gertboard + RC car<br/> <br/> Phase 2: Assemble Gertboard<br/> <br/> Phase 3: Connect Gertboard to servos on RC car<br/> <br/> Phase 4: Control servos from RPi<br/> <br/> Phase 5: Control servos from PC<br/> <br/> Phase 6: Con...
by @Storris
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: To the inventor of the rasberry pi.
Replies: 38
Views: 6006

Re: To the inventor of the rasberry pi.

<t><br/> cjdelphi said:<br/> <br/> ... sorry but i hate this capitalist economy, it's just wrong.<br/> <br/> <br/> A fully functional computer costing less than half a days labour for a McDonalds trainee?<br/> <br/> Sounds like the Capitalist Economy is a dream come true.<br/> <br/> The fact that th...
by @Storris
Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:16 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: RasPi as a basic school desktop replacement
Replies: 104
Views: 30630

Re: RasPi as a basic school desktop replacement

<t>Firstly, I have only read the first page of this thread due to the proximity to dinner time.<br/> <br/> I would just like to mention a few things. Firstly, if your ICT staff are permanent and not drawn in from the Art, PE & Maths department as needed, the training for them should be limited a...
by @Storris
Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What do you think about decision X (aka a playing with fire thread)
Replies: 26
Views: 6131

Re: What do you think about decision X (aka a playing with fire thread)

<t>1. \"About\"<br/> <br/> 2. No idea.<br/> <br/> 3. 3, I like the idea behind open source, but I\'m also willing to pay a price for functionality.<br/> <br/> 4. For me? Not at all.<br/> I like the idea. I like the product. And as much as I don\'t know them, I like the people involved.<br/> For you ...
by @Storris
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship
Replies: 119
Views: 11879

Re: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship

<t>The first 10 pages of this thread are hugely amusing, but Conspiracy Theories are best if documented on YouTube with links to relevant pastors and texts so that we can follow the whole line of non-thinking.<br/> <br/> As for Broadcom not releasing the information that is needed to secure their pr...

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