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by rayjoh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Ras3 crashes after update
Replies: 38
Views: 4563

Re: Ras3 crashes after update

raspi-copies-and-fills version 0.10 breaks the Subversion command line client with existing checkouts. I had to manually downgrade to 0.5-1 to get Subversion working again. Having trouble reproducing this one. I checked out a random repo and ran the command you gave. If you go to 0.10 and comment o...
by rayjoh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Nanosleep in C gives 60us overhead on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 11
Views: 968

Re: Nanosleep in C gives 60us overhead on Raspberry Pi

mbferguson wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:36 am
But the oscilloscope is jumping back and forth between two waves, the 100ns, and 200ns images below.
It might be the CPU switching between 600 and 1200Mhz
by rayjoh
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: motion.conf directories and file names
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: motion.conf directories and file names

snapshot_filename and picture_filename can set date in its path

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target_dir "/media/pi/My Passport/motion/output"
picture_filename "%Y/%m/%d"
by rayjoh
Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shutdown Pi via USB stick.
Replies: 8
Views: 2023

Re: Shutdown Pi via USB stick.

So, would it be possible to implement something like this on some sort of USB stick? You can do it in a udev rule. Insert the USB stick and run the command 'lsusb'. Find the ID-information for the USB stick. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0781:5567 SanDisk Corp. Cruzer Blade Bus 001 Device 004: ID ...
by rayjoh
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to get The Terminal to display " Å Ä Ö "(Bounty)20$
Replies: 44
Views: 5584

Re: How to get The Terminal to display " Å Ä Ö "(Bounty)

here's the locale: #File generate by update-locale LANG=se_NO That is 'Northern Sami - NORWAY (NO) (se_NO)' From other posts I suppose You want swedish. My /etc/default/locale is LANG=sv_SE.UTF-8 What is in Your /etc/locale.gen? $ grep -v '^#' /etc/locale.gen en_GB.UTF-8 UTF-8 sv_SE ISO-8859-1 sv_S...
by rayjoh
Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: use SSH properly to remote port forwarding
Replies: 23
Views: 3838

Re: use SSH properly to remote port forwarding

Verify that port 7575 is unused on server netstat -l -n Ports over 1024 can be used by non-root users. Try first without "-N -f". On pi ssh -R 7575:localhost:7575 [email protected].111.111.111 (localhost is on pi) On PC ssh -L 7575:localhost:7575 [email protected].111.111.111 (localhost is on server) or PC: ssh...
by rayjoh
Thu May 12, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Internal serial number or MAC from Raspbian?
Replies: 6
Views: 1689

Re: Internal serial number or MAC from Raspbian?

You can find the serial number in /proc/cpuinfo. The six last digits is reused in MAC address.

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grep Serial /proc/cpuinfo
by rayjoh
Wed May 11, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: OpenVPN client
Replies: 6
Views: 2001

Re: OpenVPN client

https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-sour ... l#redirect
Routing all client traffic (including web-traffic) through the VPN
Add the following directive to the server configuration file:
push "redirect-gateway def1"
by rayjoh
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: DS1307 RTC 12/24 hour time setup
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Re: DS1307 RTC 12/24 hour time setup

I suppose it is different locales for your user and root.
Try the commands

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locale
sudo locale
by rayjoh
Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using "dd" to backup.
Replies: 13
Views: 3065

Re: Using "dd" to backup.

pingaan wrote:

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rsync: chown "path-to-backup-folder" failed: Permission denied (13)
The samba server does not give root access to the samba client or you do not mount the share as root.
The parameter "admin users = your_client_user_name" in smb.conf on the samba server might help.
by rayjoh
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using "dd" to backup.
Replies: 13
Views: 3065

Re: Using "dd" to backup.

Skip the resize to use the whole card via raspi-config would be a sollution too? Unused space is not empty space, right? Run the command sudo fdisk -l /dev/mmcblk0 Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 7,4 GiB, 7948206080 bytes, 15523840 sectors Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/mmcblk0p1 8192 131071 12...
by rayjoh
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tunneling VNC over SSH through Internet.
Replies: 4
Views: 6420

Re: Tunneling VNC over SSH through Internet.

No problem. All TCP traffic between port 5901 on pc client and vnc server is tunneld via putty to/from the host you login to. The vnc client believes that the vnc server is running on your PC and the vnc server believes that the vnc client is running on the host you login to from putty. You loose th...
by rayjoh
Sun Mar 06, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tunneling VNC over SSH through Internet.
Replies: 4
Views: 6420

Re: Tunneling VNC over SSH through Internet.

Something like this. In putty navigate to Connection-SSH-Tunnels. Source port: 5901 Destination: 192.168.1.150:5901 Press "Add". Source port is port forwarded from the computer where you run putty. Destination is hostname and port as used if you run vnc client on the server where you login via putty...
by rayjoh
Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 2 won't appear on monitor!
Replies: 3
Views: 669

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 won't appear on monitor!

Insert the SD-card, connect the monitor and keyboard. Power on the Pi after the monitor is connected.
by rayjoh
Tue Dec 29, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NOOBS 512MB Data Partition Permissions Denied
Replies: 1
Views: 445

Re: NOOBS 512MB Data Partition Permissions Denied

Your user id and the partition owner is different. You can change it with this command.

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sudo chown `id -u` /path_to_partition
or

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sudo chown my_user_name /path_to_partition
by rayjoh
Mon Dec 28, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Restart python script from crontab when it crash or killed
Replies: 9
Views: 4634

Re: Restart python script from crontab when it crash or kill

It might be that sudo denies cronjobs. Add this line in /etc/sudoers, substitute "rj" with your username.

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Defaults:rj   !requiretty
by rayjoh
Thu Jun 04, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Real time clock reset issue
Replies: 4
Views: 2626

Re: Real time clock reset issue

If I comment out "sudo hwclock -s" and leave everything else alone in the rc.local file it does not reset the RTC. rc.local is running as root so there is no need for "sudo". Check the battery. A new battery should be at ~3.1V. I have three of them in use with no problem. My rc.local calls this scr...
by rayjoh
Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: tmpfs questions
Replies: 7
Views: 6570

Re: tmpfs questions

You can check with "df"

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[email protected]:/tmp$ df -h /tmp
Filsystem      Storlek Använt Ledigt Anv% Monterat på
/dev/root         3,6G   2,2G   1,3G  64% /
by rayjoh
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: tmpfs questions
Replies: 7
Views: 6570

Re: tmpfs questions

devtmpfs 118672 0 118672 0% /dev A filesystem that contains information about devices. The files is pointers to device drivers in the kernel. tmpfs 25388 (8044) 17344 32% /run Used by daemons to save temporary information. tmpfs 5120 0 5120 0% /run/lock Used to prevent the same daemon to be started...
by rayjoh
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:45 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Using the other i2c bus hangs raspistill
Replies: 14
Views: 6083

Re: Using the other i2c bus hangs raspistill

I have successfully built a new kernel and modules. raspistill survived my hwclock test. Without the patch, I could run raspistill and pi plate for maximum 5 minutes. I am running a test with raspistill, Pi plate and tmp102 at the moment. Still running after 40 minutes. Added: I aborted the test aft...
by rayjoh
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera Module and Pi memory requirements
Replies: 9
Views: 6692

Re: Camera Module and Pi memory requirements

Running headless (no X). 40MB to the GPU is to little, 44MB was enough when I tested this morning.
by rayjoh
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Using the other i2c bus hangs raspistill
Replies: 14
Views: 6083

Re: Using the other i2c bus hangs raspistill

Perhaps not related to the issue but you probably need to have a bigger delay between each invocation of raspistill - I doubt it can run up, capture then shutdown that fast and keep itself clean. I'd also use a longer -t value as well, I don't think 100 is enough for the exposure to have stabilised...
by rayjoh
Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Using the other i2c bus hangs raspistill
Replies: 14
Views: 6083

Using the other i2c bus hangs raspistill

There is some conflict between the i2c buses. The shell script can run for hours with no problem if I do not access the RTC clock http://www.adafruit.com/products/264. raspistill hangs if I run the command "hwclock -r" a few times. The camera LED is on. raspistill also hangs if I run python scripts ...
by rayjoh
Sat May 25, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Camera issues and status
Replies: 47
Views: 28605

Re: RPi Camera issues and status

Hmm, no changes that part of the code. -1 probably only worked by accident (I was surprised when people said they ewere using it). Just use 9999999. What if we want to stream video for a week uninterrupted? Why is the timeout the default anyhow? Does it have a hardware reason? The timeout is a sign...
by rayjoh
Fri May 24, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: raspistill and raspivid command line switches
Replies: 14
Views: 7720

Re: raspistill and raspivid command line switches

Please add a '--nothumb' switch to disable thumbnail.

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