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by ErvKosch
Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: When, where, how ?
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Re: When, where, how ?

Most of your answer are available on the wiki:

http://elinux.org/RaspberryPiBoard#Availability

Short Answer: ASAP think November for the first run. On shipping: world wide, you pay the shipping.
by ErvKosch
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 17928

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>There is no PoP package available in an acceptable price.<br/> <br/> As for a socketed RAM, the board isn't large enough for a standard RAM socket, either desk or laptop. In addition more chips for memory control would be needed - it's more expensive than just adding a socket.<br/> <br/> I'm afra...
by ErvKosch
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Appropriate beverage to serve to company
Replies: 9
Views: 1964

Re: Appropriate beverage to serve to company

<t>I've been watching a television series recently about young up and coming researcher and its made me think: What would be appropriate beverage to serve to company when they suddenly appear upon my proverbial doorstep?<br/> <br/> Obviously a hot beverage, such as raspberry mint tea, would be used ...
by ErvKosch
Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Does the boot partition have to be the first one ?
Replies: 37
Views: 8023

Re: Does the boot partition have to be the first one ?

<t>I scanned through the thread and never saw a direct answer to the 'does the first partition have to be the boot partition?' Here how I understand it: Your hardware looks at the partition table and looks for which partition is marked as 'bootable', 'primary' or 'logical' and starts booting.<br/> <...
by ErvKosch
Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Has anyone worked with depui?
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Re: Has anyone worked with depui?

<r>Hey everyone,<br/> <br/> A GUI was mentioned in another thread called 'depui'. Has anyone worked it? There tons of documentation but its mostly low level documentation. I can't find a simple 'hello world' program for it.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.deleveld.dds.nl/dep...../depui.htm">http://w...
by ErvKosch
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Diaspora "SEED"
Replies: 15
Views: 9202

Re: Diaspora "SEED"

<r>I must admit this is tech I haven't heard of. What I found is that its a distributed social network. Looks kinda cool. To answer your question: don't know what the resource demands are and if an compatible ARM version has been compiled yet.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D........
by ErvKosch
Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is there a drop dead date on the specs yet?
Replies: 18
Views: 2973

Re: Is there a drop dead date on the specs yet?

<t>Is there a drop date on the specs? The reason I ask is if you're targeting an end of November release date is has to be soon. Its almost the end of the September and I would figure minimum of 6 weeks to do the first run.<br/> <br/> So if today was the drop dead date on the specs and you placed yo...
by ErvKosch
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Low-memory GUI programming for R-Pi?
Replies: 5
Views: 2650

Re: Low-memory GUI programming for R-Pi?

Not quite a GUI but there is ncurses.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ncurses
by ErvKosch
Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Vote For Red Circuit Boards
Replies: 49
Views: 8870

Re: Vote For Red Circuit Boards

+1 for Blue Green
by ErvKosch
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you could order now..
Replies: 151
Views: 35480

Re: If you could order now..

I would get a model b and then buy a teensy usb board. Chirstmas is coming and this would be perfect for setting up a light show.
by ErvKosch
Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model A developement status?
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Re: Model A developement status?

So since the Model A will most likely have the same circuits layout and holes drilled in it could we in theory mount our own implements in it?
by ErvKosch
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Starting a trend
Replies: 18
Views: 3653

Re: Starting a trend

Eben actually wants just that. I think it was in the SlashDot.org article he had hoped that a Chinese company would take his design and run with it.
by ErvKosch
Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Windows 8 to support ARM!
Replies: 101
Views: 22131

Re: Windows 8 to support ARM!

There is no such thing as 'the ARM processor', individual systems are just too different.

At Linuxcon Linus Torvalds spoke on this exact issue:
http://www.theinquirer.net/inq.....s-torvalds
by ErvKosch
Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debian Mail Server with Raspberry Pi
Replies: 4
Views: 2502

Re: Debian Mail Server with Raspberry Pi

You could use the Debian package search engine:
http://packages.debian.org/sea.....ds=postfix
by ErvKosch
Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Windows 8 to support ARM!
Replies: 101
Views: 22131

Re: Windows 8 to support ARM!

<t>Ok... So... What, precisely, will you run on this if they DID manage to make it work on a R-Pi? Office? That'd be about it, other than IE. Seriously.<br/> <br/> How about C# or VB.NET? I know Project Mono is suppose to run on this but not all the API's are the same. How about other languages like...
by ErvKosch
Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi and internet browsing
Replies: 50
Views: 17501

Re: Raspberry Pi and internet browsing

<t>I would try Arora if you get a chance. Its a very light weight Webkit browser. There a big push to update it recently. The original creator was doing a lot of work with the browser and then took a job at RIM in which his NDA conflicted with the project. But some people have taken it over and have...
by ErvKosch
Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Possible power supply
Replies: 1
Views: 1486

Re: Possible power supply

Hey all,

I ran across this following a different post. Its a power supply to should fit the bill from the early specs. Anyone got a better idea?

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/p.....230v-93103
by ErvKosch
Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi for a HTTP server?
Replies: 23
Views: 7208

Re: Pi for a HTTP server?

@langlo94 - I kinda been wondering the same thing. I'm pretty sure some version of Windows CE/Mobile is compatible with the processor. I'm not saying anything about the display drivers. But heck, the Sega Dreamcast was powered by Windows CE.
by ErvKosch
Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Turn Raspberry Pi into a P.L.C (Programable Logic Controller) Advanced
Replies: 239
Views: 277955

Re: Turn Raspberry Pi into a P.L.C (Programable Logic Controller) Advanced

Done: http://rpiplc.wikispaces.com/

Right now I have it open to everyone. If I start getting wiki-spam I'll have to make it members only. [Edit] The editing of pages that is. Anyone can read the site.
by ErvKosch
Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Accomodations for stackable expansion boards
Replies: 10
Views: 3652

Re: Accomodations for stackable expansion boards

<t>Your points are valid. I guess two reasons not to do this:<br/> 1. Cost<br/> 2. This is suppose to be a mini PC.<br/> <br/> Its great for embedded projects but the projects focus is on creating a basic computer. I suppose you could throw in a #3 - This is Version 1.0.<br/> <br/> The design and ev...
by ErvKosch
Thu Sep 08, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: R-Pi as a thin client using LTSP
Replies: 19
Views: 12899

Re: R-Pi as a thin client using LTSP

I think this is getting off-topic a bit. But sometimes I see 2 gig ones at Geeks.com sometimes.
by ErvKosch
Thu Sep 08, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Accomodations for stackable expansion boards
Replies: 10
Views: 3652

Re: Accomodations for stackable expansion boards

<t>Remember what made the original IBM PC a legendary hit: the ability to plug in third party add-on cards into its ISA bus, a concept still in use 30 years later in the x86 machines.<br/> <br/> There will be a USB port on the unit. I know a stack-able module would be great (and cool) but there is a...
by ErvKosch
Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Foldable keyboard
Replies: 8
Views: 2826

Re: Foldable keyboard

I just may.
by ErvKosch
Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheese with my Pi
Replies: 2
Views: 860

Re: Cheese with my Pi

Hi all,

Does anyone know if Cheese will be on the preferred distro(s) for the Ras-Pi? As I said in another thread I was looking at doing some time lapse photography and Cheese seems ideal.

Any other suggestion for software would be appreciated.
by ErvKosch
Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Foldable keyboard
Replies: 8
Views: 2826

Re: Foldable keyboard

<t>I would love to see a C64 or ZX Spectrum like case, power supply, and external access to the SD card so I can swoop the OS at any time.<br/> <br/> Here is the price breakdown as I see it:<br/> <br/> RasPi with network adapter: $35<br/> Case and Power Supply: $15<br/> Keyboard (minus number pad) $...

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