Go to advanced search

by Plation5
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:28 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Question about booting
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: Question about booting

Got it, i might create an instructional video to help others, this thread can be closed or what ever you guys do with resolved threads
by Plation5
Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:12 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Question about booting
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: Question about booting

Seems like when I type lsusb and when I try df -h my drive isn't being detected, but on boot there is a message about "(120GB/111GIB)"
Image bellow
Image
by Plation5
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Question about booting
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: Question about booting

There are many factors unexplained in the question. Do you have data on the disk you wish to keep? Does the whole disk have to be FAT formatted for PC use? I haven't heard much lately of the abstraction layer for filesystems which extends VFAT to have *nix file properties, can solve some issues. It...
by Plation5
Fri Jul 12, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Question about booting
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: Question about booting

Not necessarily involving Win32diskimager, but in principle the answer to your question is YES. The details of various implementations have been discussed in these forums many times. At a quick glance RetroPie is simply a package that runs under Raspbian? A Google search for Raspbian Relocate USB w...
by Plation5
Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Question about booting
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Question about booting

Hello I have a 120gb HDD which has an external power adapter and USB connection I was wondering if I could use win32 disk image to write retropie to the HDD and then have some sort of code (not sure how or what) on the sd to tell my pi to use the HDD as the "os". Is this possible the hdd is an old p...
by Plation5
Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Rpi project Idea

So I purchased everything off of amazon with prime shipping so it should be here by Monday, there just a few questions I have, first I want my retro pie/linx?(Rpi is linx based right?) to be installed on my hdd, I am seeing people showing them making images for sd cards, but what I don't understand...
by Plation5
Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Rpi project Idea

The Pi doesn't have to run Linux. It can run any OS that has been built to run on it (ie. Not Windows/OSX/DOS etc). Some people write their own OS or even run without one. The kernel (or main program)for the OS needs to be on the SD card, as that is all that Pi can read at initial boot time (I'll c...
by Plation5
Sat Jul 06, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Rpi project Idea

So I purchased everything off of amazon with prime shipping so it should be here by Monday, there just a few questions I have, first I want my retro pie/linx?(Rpi is linx based right?) to be installed on my hdd, I am seeing people showing them making images for sd cards, but what I don't understand ...
by Plation5
Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:05 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Rpi project Idea

So I worked out a design and contacted a friend if mine who is going to work with me, we will be using Legos for the case. I have draw out the case so here is the design, sorry if the image is big but I didn't want to size it down and lose the quality.
Image
by Plation5
Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Rpi project Idea

If we are answering in chunks, then I'll help where I can. I am also an undergrad in engineering, so I assume we are on about the same experience level. I am at work, so I can't provide direct links though. •The GUI as well as the unit should be visually appealing Probably the most popular setup fo...
by Plation5
Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Rpi project Idea

I will answer only the part of your post that I can. Yes, you can use a USB hard disk with external power. I do this, as do many other people. :) Sorry, I can't help with your other questions :( Hey no problem man thanks for the reply, im guessing since its a serial ATA im going to need a serial at...
by Plation5
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Rpi project Idea
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Rpi project Idea

Hello I am an 18 year old engineering student and after doing some looking stumbled upon Rpi and its capabilities as an emulator. I have formulated a design and a project but I need some information from you guys about this I have draw n out a design plan and have some materials I would like to get ...

Go to advanced search