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by mina
Sat May 25, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b
Replies: 53
Views: 7858

Re: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b

Are you saying that each new wifi connection take so much RAM that after 25 users the RPi freezes? Interesting (I thought myself it could be a wifi driver problem.) I'll try to do some tests to see wether your assertion holds. No, I'm saying you need to measure the base RAM usage when the system is...
by mina
Sat May 25, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b
Replies: 53
Views: 7858

Re: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b

Interesting, what do you think is the cause of the limitation? It's 100% guaranteed to be lack of RAM. Each user will take a chunk of RAM on the server. When that pushes your server over the 1GB limit (into swapping hell) you'll reach a practical limit. The big iron I work on for my day job runs ou...
by mina
Fri May 24, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b
Replies: 53
Views: 7858

Re: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b

i am trying to istall moodle on raspberry pi so that students in a class can access educative contents and probably take tests by connecting their device through wifi connection to the pi, so i am wondering how many students should be able to connect at a time. Top The WiFi is the limiting factor h...
by mina
Fri May 24, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b
Replies: 53
Views: 7858

Re: number of users that can connect to raspberry 3b

i am trying to istall moodle on raspberry pi so that students in a class can access educative contents and probably take tests by connecting their device through wifi connection to the pi, so i am wondering how many students should be able to connect at a time. Top The WiFi is the limiting factor h...
by mina
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Automated provisioning of Raspbian Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 2596

Re: Automated provisioning of Raspbian Questions

I provision my RPi (for MoodleBox https://moodlebox.net/) with Ansible. See the project repo here: https://github.com/moodlebox/moodlebox

HTH
by mina
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: No data via /proc/net/wireless on Pi3
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: No data via /proc/net/wireless on Pi3

My kernel is 4.9.41-v7+ #1023. And:

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$ dmesg | grep brcmfmac
[    5.104772] usbcore: registered new interface driver brcmfmac
[    5.251976] brcmfmac: Firmware version = wl0: Aug  7 2017 00:46:29 version 7.45.41.46 (r666254 CY) FWID 01-f8a78378
by mina
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: No data via /proc/net/wireless on Pi3
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: No data via /proc/net/wireless on Pi3

I get this on a wireless Pi 3 with a wifi connection: $ cat /proc/net/wireless Inter-| sta-| Quality | Discarded packets | Missed | WE face | tus | link level noise | nwid crypt frag retry misc | beacon | 22 wlan0: 0000 47. -63. -256 0 0 0 0 0 0 On a Pi whist only an ethernet connection, /proc/net/w...
by mina
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: RPI Wireless AP, what guide to use?
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: RPI Wireless AP, what guide to use?

This is what I use. It works well (on Stretch). Don't forget to replace any variable seen in the script.
https://github.com/martignoni/moodlebo ... ox.sh#L297
by mina
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: usbmount doesnt work
Replies: 10
Views: 23744

Re: usbmount doesnt work

daveraver wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:03 pm
after upgrading to strech, usbmount doesnt work, and usb hdd device can only be mounted manually on console. has anybody experimented the same issue?
thanks
Yes, see https://github.com/rbrito/usbmount/issues/2

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