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by carldhickman
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Downloading Files to specific loacations
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Re: Downloading Files to specific loacations

Great...thanks!
by carldhickman
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Downloading Files to specific loacations
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Re: Downloading Files to specific loacations

Think I have sussed it...either

Be in the directory you want the file downloaded to and then use wget...

or

Use the prefix wget -O /home/user1...where /home/user1 is the directory you want the file downloaded to.

Is this correct??
by carldhickman
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Downloading Files to specific loacations
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Downloading Files to specific loacations

Hi...I have just loaded MAME on to my Pi from the Pi Store. I have also discovered where the files for this install are:- /usr/local/bin/indiecity/InstalledApps/mame4all_pi...after much searching. Within this is the following directory: /Full/roms where I need to store my ROMS Can I use wget to drop...
by carldhickman
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Can't get win32diskimager to work on WinXP Laptops
Replies: 17
Views: 21116

Re: Can't get win32diskimager to work on WinXP Laptops

The only solution is to use an older version of Win32diskmanager, worked for me in XP, Vista & 7...the newest official release writes but refuses to read...so I have gone retro
by carldhickman
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

I may have solved it...but no idea if it's the correct way (after much Googling...). After sorting out the power as per Dirk's post the HDD was recognized okay but I could not change access rights...no mater what I tried. So I stumbled across chmond 775, found the folder the HDD was mounted to and r...
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

Ha ha...spoke too soon, plugging in the HDD gives me the 'Removable medium is inserted' window...so it is there. I can see it in 'File Manager' but I cannot write to it...have no access control under permissions. The owner & group are both blank and when I try to change to read/write I get errors......
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

Sorted it...did as you said...PSU for PI...PSU for USB hub, plug HDD in hub...works now. Must have been a power issue...thanks guys
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

Plugged into the hub...I must say as soon as I did it must have spewed out 20 seconds of the same messages over and over again...got better results plugging into Pi (which I have been told is a no no...)
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

get /dev/sda
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

pr 18 17:25:17 raspberrypi kernel: [ 526.599005] sd 54:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI removable disk Apr 18 17:25:21 raspberrypi kernel: [ 530.858014] usb 1-1.3.4: USB disconnect, device number 122 Apr 18 17:25:21 raspberrypi kernel: [ 531.102337] usb 1-1.3.4: new high-speed USB device number 123 using ...
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

before pi@raspberrypi ~ $ tail -f /var/log/messages Apr 17 20:48:07 raspberrypi wpa_action: bssid=74:44:01:62:bd:47 Apr 17 20:48:07 raspberrypi wpa_action: ssid=virginmedia8970143 Apr 17 20:48:07 raspberrypi wpa_action: id=0 Apr 17 20:48:07 raspberrypi wpa_action: mode=station Apr 17 20:48:07 raspbe...
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

Okay...at work at moment so will post this evening.

Shall I plug HDD into powered USB hub rather than Pi (I did try both)
by carldhickman
Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Re: Cannot get past problems...

Thanks for the response guys; set up is as follows:- Raspbian Wheezy from this very website (2013-02-09 - download). Using a New Link 4 Port USB Hub (USB 2.0 with Mains Adaptor) powered 4 port hub from ModMyPi to power Pi and USB HDD (this also powers wifi dongle & wireless keyboard). Buffalo Minist...
by carldhickman
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot get past problems...
Replies: 16
Views: 1811

Cannot get past problems...

I cannot for the life of me get my external USB HDD drive working with my PI...please help...but go slow with the basics...I have installed Linux on other PCs but this Raspbian is a new one...

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