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by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Pi 4B Multiboot?
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: Pi 4B Multiboot?

Got a Pi4B and a 320GB SATA/USB3.0 HD. Looking to install multiple OSs on the HD and be able to boot into whichever one I wish at Power On. BerryBoot looks very nice, but its not yet ready for the 4B. Anyone know of other solutions that work with the 4B? Thanks! https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/v...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Connect two Raspberries via USB Type-A crossover cable
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: Connect two Raspberries via USB Type-A crossover cable

I'm trying to attempt something so that I might test serial communications between two standard Raspberry Pi 3B computers. It's so that I can develop some serial-based software so it doesn't have to be pretty. * Most of the tutorials I've seen involve using the GPIO pins in order to talk over seria...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi 2 B+ reboots on USB drive connect
Replies: 14
Views: 198

Re: RPi 2 B+ reboots on USB drive connect

I have a fresh install of current Raspbian on RPi 2 B+. When I connect or disconnect USB drive formatted to ExFAT it will restart immediately. Is there a way how to let work with USB drives? There is no RPi 2B+ please clarify model. The USB Hard Drive any details ? Power Supply you are using ?
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running Brutal Doom v21 Gold on Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: Running Brutal Doom v21 Gold on Raspberry Pi 4

Okay.. i know that i am going to get so slammed for this.. i am a complete noob. i got my Raspberry Pi 4 about a week ago. i have downloaded the NOOBS image and correctly put it on the memory card. BUT.. i know absolutely nothing about Linux. i'm trying to learn.. it's just so hard to understand. E...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WiringPi Download (not for Raspbian)
Replies: 26
Views: 755

Re: WiringPi Download (not for Raspbian)

I'd like to download wiringPi to build on Gentoo but git.drogon.net seems to be permanently down. I see it's on Github but that page says it's not the official page and I should download it from git.drogon.net Is it ok to download from the Github page or should I wait and see if Gordon's site comes...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Pidora / Fedora
Topic: How to install 64-bit centos on Raspberry Pi 4B?
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: How to install 64-bit centos on Raspberry Pi 4B?

How to install 64-bit centos on Raspberry Pi 4B 2G? Best to ask the developers ?? https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/AltArch Though not even Fedora, another RHL Distro, has support: https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected].fedoraproject.org/thread/OFIGDPUDFOA3BB33GVCDHTSGZ2...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: RPi Streaming Media Center
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: RPi Streaming Media Center

So I'm giving my ex my Apple TV, and so I went out and bought a 3b+ to act in it's stead. I should've done more research, as it seems like due to Widevine/etc, it's not exactly straightforward to use VOD/streaming services on Pi. I'm running OSMC, and I'm pretty sure I'll get Netflix working with s...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: No GUI after buster upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: No GUI after buster upgrade

This is the first upgrade I have done since I started with RPi. Going from the latest stretch to buster on a 3b+. Tried 2 different times following different tutorials. 1 used "apt full-upgrade" and the other used "apt dist-upgrade". Both completed without errors and I verified the kernel and OS ha...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry pi 4 H265 4K media player, kodi, plex, other?
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Raspberry pi 4 H265 4K media player, kodi, plex, other?

Hi all, I recently bought an Oled HDR 4k TV. Great tv but big disappointment when in 2019 TVs still doesn´t accept more than 2TB HDD. I have however a 20TB HDD, so doing 10x 2TB partitions isn´t happening I´m looking for a simple, inexpensive media player to play H265 4K HDR 10bit files. I was read...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry pi 4 not booting after attempting to install Windows 10 WOA
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Raspberry pi 4 not booting after attempting to install Windows 10 WOA

I just got a raspbery pi 4 Model B with 4GB ram. I installed the fix for the heat problem. Still booted just fine. Then, I tried to install Windows 10 WOA and now, I can't boot Raspbian or anything else. Did I mess up the UEFI settings or something? Also, how do I fix it? WindowsonArm 10 is not off...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Installing raspbian stretch on raspberry pi 4?
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Installing raspbian stretch on raspberry pi 4?

Hello. This is my first time using a raspberry pi 4. I had installed Debian 10 aka buster via the NOOBS installer and managed to install it successfully but now I am facing some issue with the project I want to run. I want to run Alexa on my rpi 4 so I downloaded Amazon Alexa sdk but then later i s...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Netflix on Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 13
Views: 5096

Re: Netflix on Raspberry Pi 4

Maybe in the next Buster update they can incorporate the widevine and setup netflix on raspberry pi 4 with its build in chromium So users can set up their new Pi 4's 4gig and start watching their favorite one Netflix,Prime Video , Hulu , etc @RaspberryPi are you listeneing ? LOL It is not "legally"...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [SOLVED] Buster after resize of /root and adding a partition cant boot.
Replies: 12
Views: 249

Re: Jessie after resize of /root and adding a partition cant boot.

download and install raspbian bvuster - https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Thank you. I had seen a Jessie download page for Pi 2 days ago , hence downloaded it. You are mistaken Jessie went end of life 2 years ago, Stretch became end of life 2 months ago and now we have Buster: https:/...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Red screen
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Red screen

Hi. From the little information you have supplied I would suggest you check you have the HDMI cable pushed all the way in at both ends, without further information about how you pi is connected to the display and what display you are using there is little more we can offer in the way of help. Sorry...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android

bomblord wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:37 am
Beorn_Bear wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:23 am
Steam does work on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+.
Ignoring everything else. How did you get Steam to install and run on a Raspberry pi 3B+?

Likely refering to the Steam Link which is completely different to Steam:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/steam- ... pberry-pi/
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: "Same" image on genuine PI (ARM) and Virtualbox (x86)
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: "Same" image on genuine PI (ARM) and Virtualbox (x86)

Hello all, I'm sure this is a question which has been asked (and answered) before, but I haven't been able to work out the correct search terms. Apologies for this - please point me to the correct FAQ in that case. What I"m trying to do is this: For a module here at UoP, we are preparing a Raspberr...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry Pi TV HEAD for DTMB format TV Signal
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Raspberry Pi TV HEAD for DTMB format TV Signal

Hi all, I am planning to build a TV Box project that receive Hong Kong TV signal where the TV signal is in DTMB format and display the live signal in the screen. However, on the internet, i can only find a Raspberry Pi TV HAT for DVB format. May i know any suggestion from you guys? or any format to...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connect E-paper display to Raspberry Pi Zero W
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Connect E-paper display to Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm thinking of buying Raspberry Pi Zero W and an E-Ink display I found here: https://www.waveshare.com/2.13inch-e-paper.htm The question is how am I supposed to cennect it. Is it as simple as plug the connector into the board or are there any more steps necessary? You need the HAT version: https:/...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: double cpu's
Replies: 15
Views: 988

Re: double cpu's

how much effort would it be to make a raspberry pi pro, with 2 SoC's on it and 80 GPIO pins instead of 40? im just curious on how mush effort that would take and wether it can be done or not As it appears no one has needed a dual SoC, most ARM Servers use something like: https://www.extremetech.com...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Boots Raspbian, But Not Retropie
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Boots Raspbian, But Not Retropie

I have tried update, upgrade, and rpi-update to no avail. I have installed the latest version of Raspbian on another 8gb SD card and it booted just fine. I have it hooked up to the internet via ethernet as the unit is not showing wifi or bluetooth capability. When booting from the Retropie SD card ...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: VNC over USB
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: VNC over USB

The zero, zero W, 3A+ (I think) and 4B+ (again I think) can use the USB port as an Ethernet connection. I find it solid for both VNC and SSH though the Zeros are not great at the desktop. See https://www.thepolyglotdeveloper.com/2016/06/connect-raspberry-pi-zero-usb-cable-ssh/ fir set up details. O...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI 3 installing Ethereum Wallet
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: Raspberry PI 3 installing Ethereum Wallet

Hello everyone Im working on a private Blockchain with a computer as miner and 4 Raspberry PIs as light nodes. They are Raspberry PI 3 (with Touchscreen) with Rasbian installed. Everything is connected and works. Now I want to install the Mist Browser with the Ethereum wallet, because I want to tra...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android

I have Alexa install on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+. However, it will not currently work on the Raspberry Pi 4. I can use youtube videos well when it is connected via ethernet cable. However, I am concerned about how the Raspberry PI 4 will perform with videos on dual monitors. I used dual monitors for my...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: custom SoC
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: custom SoC

Why doesn't the raspberry pi have a custom arm SoC, they can be cheaper and made to do the things you want them to do. AFAIAA there are no other Products currently being sold which have the same Broadcom SoC as the Raspberry Pi SBC & Compute Module families. So how do you define Custom and how much...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: VNC over USB
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: VNC over USB

Hi there, I’m a university lecturer, we are planning to introduce the raspberry pi 4 in our classes next year. We are however experiencing problems connecting to the pi. The problem is the following: - We don’t have a classroom with LCD, keyboards and mouses. We only have the students’s laptops. - ...

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