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by miamia
Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi freezes - how to find out what is causing it?
Replies: 0
Views: 330

RPi freezes - how to find out what is causing it?

Hello, I am using Raspbian on my RPi but few days ago it started to freeze. By freeze I mean, it is running headless server and I see line raspberry login: _ and cursors blinks. But once daily if freezes and cursor does not blink anymore. How to find out what is causing it? When sometimes my RPi fre...
by miamia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Copier - copied card cannot boot
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

Re: SD Card Copier - copied card cannot boot

YCN- wrote:Well Idk what is the tool you use to do copy your SD. But did you format your SD cards to FAT32 ?

Why don't you use dd to copy your SDs?

YCN-
Tool: SD Card Copier
FAT32: I think these cards are preformated for FAT32
dd: I have no idea how to use dd on-the-fly without making card image first.
by miamia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Copier - copied card cannot boot
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

SD Card Copier - copied card cannot boot

Hi there, I am using SD Card Copier on Raspbian to copy one Raspberry microsd card with Raspbian to another (can be smaller than original card) and it works great. But when I used it to copy armbian microsd card (from another device) to another microsd card, new copied microsd card is unable to boot...
by miamia
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: connect raspberry pi to IFTTT
Replies: 3
Views: 17339

Re: connect raspberry pi to IFTTT

Yes, I saw the Maker channel and thanks for the article. I can do regular checks (every X seconds, every minute), too, but I would like to do it more "real-time".
by miamia
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: connect raspberry pi to IFTTT
Replies: 3
Views: 17339

connect raspberry pi to IFTTT

Hi there, I would like to do ifttt on my RPi - example, when I get new email in gmail, my raspberry python script will ring alarm buzzer. I don't know how to do "always open" (maybe) communication between my Rpi and server. I read some articles about websockets... I would like to pick solu...
by miamia
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Modprobe conf file is not working correctly
Replies: 0
Views: 653

Modprobe conf file is not working correctly

Hi friends, I have a problem with modprobe, that modprobe does not apply configuration from config file. I checked file permissions, group, owner - everything is the same as other files in this directory. my config file is /etc/modprobe.d/stk1160.conf with text: options stk1160 keep_buffers=1 When I...
by miamia
Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: problem with switching to wpa after powercycle
Replies: 0
Views: 534

problem with switching to wpa after powercycle

Hello, I am using Jessie and after boot it goes to AP mode. Then in python code I run these commands to switch it to WPA client mode: sudo /etc/init.d/networking stop sudo systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service sudo systemctl stop hostapd.service sudo systemctl stop udhcpd.service sudo systemctl star...
by miamia
Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: problem to switch between wifi AP and wifi client in read-on
Replies: 2
Views: 1147

Re: problem to switch between wifi AP and wifi client in rea

even when I use /etc this change is not persistent (after reboot it goes to AP mode) I am refering to https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=164165 - because I decided to leave read-only raspbian in AP mode, but sometimes after boot I need to switch it from AP to wpa client mode...
by miamia
Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: problem to switch between wifi AP and wifi client in read-on
Replies: 2
Views: 1147

problem to switch between wifi AP and wifi client in read-on

Hello, I need help please. Before I made Raspbian read-only (witn union-fs) I used these command to switch between access point and wifi clinet: AP: cp /etc_org/network/interfaces_ap /etc_org/network/interfaces && systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service && systemctl start hostapd.servi...
by miamia
Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Copy sd card to another (a bit smaller) card
Replies: 11
Views: 6397

Re: Copy sd card to another (a bit smaller) card

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Have you tried Raspbian Jessie's included PiClone ??
Thanks, I think piclone clones running system. But I have two usb readers with two cards and I need to clone from one card to another card.
by miamia
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Copy sd card to another (a bit smaller) card
Replies: 11
Views: 6397

Copy sd card to another (a bit smaller) card

Hello, I have this scenario. I have one running Pi and two microsd card readers plugged in with 8GB cards, but second card is a bit smaller than first card. I need to copy first sd card to second card (on first card is other Raspbian installation) but as I said, second card is a bit smaller - as we ...
by miamia
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Dirty Cow bug fix in place?
Replies: 17
Views: 8710

Re: Dirty Cow bug fix in place?

sudo rpi-update includes a commit https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/commit/1315ab6319b02a436a6c1a2b38608e52b94d22fb that updates the COW processing in the 4.4.26 kernel. Hi there, can I update Raspbian Wheezy with the same command? Wheezy is 3.10.25+ kernel but Dougie commented that this fix is ...
by miamia
Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi3 and HDCP
Replies: 7
Views: 3852

Re: RPi3 and HDCP

dom's answer at https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=672#p38204 is still correct No. The chip supports HDCP and is used on other platforms where the content provider insists, and the content is DRM protected. The Raspberry Pi has no such deals in place, and so HDCP is disabled...
by miamia
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi3 and HDCP
Replies: 7
Views: 3852

Re: RPi3 and HDCP

fruitoftheloom wrote:All Raspberry Pi's use the same VideoCore IV Video Processing Unit, so nothing has changed. ;)
So it means RPi doesn't have HDCP, thank you @fruitoftheloom!
by miamia
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi3 and HDCP
Replies: 7
Views: 3852

Re: RPi3 and HDCP

wildfire wrote:Concesus appears to be no, see...

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=672

However it is a very old thread so things may have changed.
Thanks, I saw that thread but as you told, it is very old, so I would like to know if it is valid for RPi3, too.
by miamia
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi3 and HDCP
Replies: 7
Views: 3852

RPi3 and HDCP

Hello,
I tried to find out if RPi3 supports HDCP, but no luck. So does it support HDCP? If yes, which version please?

Many thanks!
by miamia
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: udev - detect if specific USB port is being used
Replies: 1
Views: 880

udev - detect if specific USB port is being used

Hello, I am using this udev rule to run script when usb mass storage device is plugged in: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="block", KERNEL=="sd*", RUN+="script.sh" Please, is there any way, how could I extend this rule when I want to detect if specific USB port is b...
by miamia
Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: monitor when GPIO buttons are pressed
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Re: monitor when GPIO buttons are pressed

Heater wrote:It would be quicker to type that code into your project and try it than to type it into the forum and ask.

Are we supposed to do everything for you? We are not Python run times.
Yes, you're right. I am just asking because I am not very experienced with this and I don't want to destroy my Pi.
by miamia
Wed Aug 03, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: monitor when GPIO buttons are pressed
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

monitor when GPIO buttons are pressed

Hello, I am using this python code to monitor when my button on GPIO18 (connected to GND and GPIO18) is pressed. while 1: time.sleep(0.001) # do not use all the cpu power if(GPIO.input(18) == 1): print "Button 18 pressed" But what if I want to monitor more buttons? Should I simply connect ...
by miamia
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to upgrade old Raspberry Pi B to RPi3
Replies: 10
Views: 2272

Re: How to upgrade old Raspberry Pi B to RPi3

fruitoftheloom wrote:

Code: Select all

uname -a
uname -a returns: Linux raspberrypi 3.10.25+ #622 PREEMPT Fri Jan 3 18:41:00 GMT 2014 armv6l GNU/Linux, so yes, I think it is wheeze
by miamia
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to upgrade old Raspberry Pi B to RPi3
Replies: 10
Views: 2272

Re: How to upgrade old Raspberry Pi B to RPi3

Hi friends,

thank you for all your answers. I forgot to tell you my system is original Raspbian 3.10.25+
by miamia
Sat Jul 02, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to upgrade old Raspberry Pi B to RPi3
Replies: 10
Views: 2272

How to upgrade old Raspberry Pi B to RPi3

Upgrade Raspberry Pi B to RPi3 Hello, I have old Raspberry Pi B and now I would like to upgrade it to RPi3. Old RPiB boots from external USB HDD. There are services running on my old PiB (apache, java server, mysql etc.) and I want to leave everything as it is, but just upgrade to RPi3 to gain more ...
by miamia
Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Graphics programming
Topic: Displaying images via GPU with Python?
Replies: 6
Views: 6045

Re: Displaying images via GPU with Python?

Hello, is there any simple python "module", to use GPU for displaying just image (not video)? Or any idea how could I display image over video, which is currently playing via GPU?
by miamia
Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Put another window over Openmax IL vlc window / make screens
Replies: 0
Views: 616

Put another window over Openmax IL vlc window / make screens

Hello, I am playing video from camera via vlc Openmax IL. But when I run it, it put itself maximized over all other windows and I am not able to switch between other windows with ALT+TAB. How can I put other programs over this vlc player window? I would like to show other small window over this vlc ...
by miamia
Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: VLC Commands via fifo
Replies: 0
Views: 426

VLC Commands via fifo

Hi there, is there any way how to send commands to vlc and control it via fifo? (something like mplayer is able to do)

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