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by richardski
Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SD card errors with new Debian
Replies: 18
Views: 4109

Re: SD card errors with new Debian

There are numerous fraudulent SDHC cards offered for sale on the web etc. so unless you purchase directly from the manufacturer they need a comprehensive test of their capacity and performance. Put the SDHC card into a USB dongle and test it. For those having to use MS Windows the below is a good te...
by richardski
Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)
Replies: 7
Views: 8668

Re: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)

TigerVNC have released a significantly updated version - 1.7.0. This may help with RasPi implementation.

Richard
by richardski
Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Device Tree
Topic: Upcoming Device Tree changes
Replies: 62
Views: 19158

Re: Upcoming Device Tree changes

I am getting:

0curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: certificate is not yet valid

when using rpi-update:)

Richard
by richardski
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rpi-update reports SSL invalid
Replies: 3
Views: 838

rpi-update reports SSL invalid

Just tried rpi-update and got the below notification.

0curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: certificate is not yet valid

Richard
by richardski
Sat Mar 05, 2016 12:29 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Q&A thread
Replies: 457
Views: 215821

Re: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Q&A thread

Anyone else having reboot issues after getting the latest firmware update via sudo rpi-update? I ave tried latest version of firmware with a clean install on 2 Pi3s and both are failing to reboot after the update appearing to indicate SD card removed. Can you try updating again? I've pushed a possi...
by richardski
Fri Mar 04, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Q&A thread
Replies: 457
Views: 215821

Re: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Q&A thread

Anyone else having reboot issues after getting the latest firmware update via sudo rpi-update?
I ave tried latest version of firmware with a clean install on 2 Pi3s and both are failing to reboot after the update appearing to indicate SD card removed.

Richard
by richardski
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Q&A thread
Replies: 457
Views: 215821

Re: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Q&A thread

Farnell did well as RPi 3B ordered at 0830 Hrs on the 29th Feb and arrived 1500 Hrs on the 1st Feb. Fresh install of NOOBS 1.8.0 with all updates shows up as: uname -a [email protected]:~ $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.1.18-v7+ #848 SMP Mon Feb 29 14:19:45 GMT 2016 armv7l GNU/Linux cat /proc/version pi...
by richardski
Sat Sep 05, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)
Replies: 7
Views: 8668

Re: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)

Hi. Any more progress with TigerVNC?

Richard
by richardski
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)
Replies: 7
Views: 8668

Re: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)

Great work. TigerVNC is properly Open Source and hopefully will be incorporated into Raspbian.
Richard
by richardski
Mon Oct 27, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: regarding PROFTPD
Replies: 3
Views: 1187

Re: regarding PROFTPD

If you are trying to connect to your 3G dongle from another system you will fail unless you have previously setup a facility with your Mobile Network Operator to enable the allocation of a fixed routable IP to your 3G dongle. Normally the Dongle gets an unroutable IP address via NAT and as these add...
by richardski
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Outdoor power
Replies: 22
Views: 7965

Re: Outdoor power

Raspberry PI power consumption figure here: http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/260 Model B owners using networking and high-current USB peripherals will require a supply which can source 700mA (many phone chargers meet this requirement). Allowing for a 1000 mA current draw, to cater for losses in a...
by richardski
Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: "Soundmodem" relays for amateur internet backbone
Replies: 33
Views: 10726

Re:

In a disaster situation or civil unrest where the government has turned off the internet and/or mobile communications then there is really only one immediate readily implemented solution that can be used by those who have access to WLAN via laptops, slates, mobile phones or even fixed base stations....
by richardski
Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: "Soundmodem" relays for amateur internet backbone
Replies: 33
Views: 10726

Re:

I am fully supportive of opensource initiatives and welcome this position by DASH7. However I am concerned by the use of the 433 MHz Spectrum (433.92 MHz) which appears in ISO/IEC 18000-7. The world governing body for radio allocation is the ITU and the position is as below: http://en.wikipedia.org/...

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