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by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 179501

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

<r>Quote from liz on November 17, 2011, 20:49<br/> Ah, Fry's. It sucks living in the UK where the best you'll manage is bloody Maplin.<br/> <br/> All I have to manage is MicroCenter right at the moment, some hour's drive from where I'm staying right at the moment (Home base has no less than four Fry...
by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I hate Linux !
Replies: 84
Views: 17290

Re: I hate Linux !

<r>Quote from abishur on November 17, 2011, 05:22<br/> So I set socket options TCP_NODELAY in smb.conf and it actually made it worse, oddly enough when I checked it out today it was running just fine. My kingdom for consistency! <br/> <br/> Heh... You're dinking with turning off the Nagle algorithm ...
by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 40747

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

<r>Quote from scep on November 21, 2011, 17:09<br/> Excellent idea. Mine's going in this panel I made a few years ago. Instant portable arcade <E>:D</E>:<br/> <br/> <br/> Loads of room underneath for the Raspi and cables (retractable HDMI?):<br/> <br/> <br/> Skip the retractable HDMI. Just bring the...
by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 40747

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

Quote from toxibunny on November 21, 2011, 15:26
MHz EXISTS! :@

Only for processors of the same basic architecture and cache layout... :D
by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 40747

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

<t>Quote from Jessie on November 21, 2011, 05:52<br/> I bet with some optimising you could run some 90s games on it as well. If the Open Pandora can run Neo Geo games at full speed with an older ARM core at 600 Mhz, then I am sure we are in good shape for some quality emulation. I would like to make...
by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: PND applications
Replies: 2
Views: 988

Re: PND applications

It shouldn't be too hard once you have a bitbake machine configuration to get it all up and running with their recipes for the libpnd stuff.
by Svartalf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: In-line Sniffer?
Replies: 27
Views: 20639

Re: In-line Sniffer?

<r>Quote from abishur on November 21, 2011, 08:22<br/> Maybe I'm missing something, but couldn't you just as easily go with a full duplex hub? I mean by it's nature a hub repeats every bit of data that hits it to all the other ports on the hub. It's definitely pretty cool to see a diy solution, but ...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Emulation Discussion
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

Re: Emulation Discussion

<t>As a range of systems likely to be able to be emulated:<br/> <br/> Anything from XMESS or MAME (or in that same class of emulation...)<br/> <br/> Anything else is going to be...heh...not likely. As asb points out, if it's not able to be done on the Pandora, it's a fair bet it's not happening on t...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of legends
Replies: 16
Views: 16332

Re: League of legends

<r>Quote from obarthelemy on November 15, 2011, 12:08<br/> @Liz you might be misunderstimating MS. They're *extremely* paranoid about students learning anything other than their stuff, and view education as, basically, a marketing expense. And by Jove do they have a nice marketing budget.<br/> I gua...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of legends
Replies: 16
Views: 16332

Re: League of legends

<r>Quote from Drith on November 15, 2011, 11:40<br/> Microsoft Is planning on supporting ARM processor in the future.<br/> <URL url="http://www.microsoft.com/press.....pport.mspx">http://www.microsoft.com/press.....pport.mspx</URL><br/> <br/> Having Windows on a platform does NOT lead to being able ...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cotton Candy prototype
Replies: 34
Views: 6707

Re: Cotton Candy prototype

<t>You\'re shelling out $200-ish because of the small form factor combined with it being a small company. I\'m pretty sure they\'re not getting the volume discounts on some aspects that the Raspberry Pi Foundation\'s getting right at the moment. @liz: I\'d believe I\'d be a bit annoyed if it were my...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: In-line Sniffer?
Replies: 27
Views: 20639

Re: In-line Sniffer?

<t>Quote from PenguinCraft on November 18, 2011, 18:19<br/> What about tapping into the Cat5e cable and split off the data lines and listening in that way. That is instead of putting the raspi between the switch and computer, like a amp meter. It would be next to the line more like a voltmeter. This...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: In-line Sniffer?
Replies: 27
Views: 20639

Re: In-line Sniffer?

<r>An R-Pi could be made to do this pretty well- for throughputs about around 10Mbits. A DreamPlug or a Gumstix Overo might be a better fit for it, though, as both have dual NIC options that're better tied into the system. And yeah, it's a MITM attack tool- but most good network/SCADA diagnostic too...
by Svartalf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Android + Raspberry Pi + Microcontroller = Intelligent gadgets with everything possible
Replies: 9
Views: 3556

Re: Android + Raspberry Pi + Microcontroller = Intelligent gadgets with everything possible

Unfortunately, you're not going to get a version of Android that supports those APIs to run on the R-Pi because of memory and SoC CPU concerns.

Nifty concept. Unable to execute with this system.
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: What software development environment...
Replies: 37
Views: 6410

Re: What software development environment...

<r>Quote from dpawson on November 17, 2011, 19:32<br/> I'm wondering how that will work for debugging Simon?<br/> Using the screen/keyboard, as per any small computer? OK. just wondered if things had<br/> changed. I haven't done this for a while... 1983 to be exact <E>:-)</E><br/> <br/> Dave<br/> <b...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: What software development environment...
Replies: 37
Views: 6410

Re: What software development environment...

<r>Quote from dpawson on November 17, 2011, 18:59<br/> So what source language are you writing in.. will you be writing in?<br/> Presumably once the ARM?<br/> <br/> C and C++ for the cross-compiled stuff. The toolchain stuff I mention will support C, C++, Fortran 77, pretty much any of the GCC compi...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 179501

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

<t>Quote from ukscone on November 17, 2011, 18:51<br/> I'm not that much of a whiskey (or whisky) drinker although when I do it has to be a single malt that is old enough to drink itself and definitely NOT ON THE ROCKS!!!. <br/> <br/> Heh... I'd have to agree on all counts. Especially the "not on th...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 179501

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

<t>Quote from jimreynold2nd on November 17, 2011, 18:13<br/> SOPA... SOPA... SOPA... I'm pissed off at how stupid some guy in Congress can be...<br/> <br/> And, I'm embarassed at how stupid some of the people are for having elected the idiots in the first place. I'd have told the RIAA/MPAA bunch to ...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: What software development environment...
Replies: 37
Views: 6410

Re: What software development environment...

<r>Quote from dpawson on November 17, 2011, 18:18<br/> Mmm. 'scuse me if I don't grok half of your terminology <E>:-)</E><br/> <br/> <br/> Heh... If you're not steeped in Linux development, you might not. It's okay...all of us had to learn it all at one point <E>:D</E><br/> <br/> <br/> Svartalf, sor...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi Games
Replies: 48
Views: 14687

Re: Pi Games

<t>Quote from parkour86 on November 16, 2011, 03:43<br/> What about Hacker Evolution Duality? The developer says it can run the native build.<br/> <br/> That would depend on whether he did the build for ARM Linux or contracted w/someone to do it for him. I certainly don't see anything that'd preclud...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi Games
Replies: 48
Views: 14687

Re: Pi Games

<t>Quote from asb on November 15, 2011, 22:28<br/> Quote from parkour86 on November 15, 2011, 22:21<br/> Do you think Voxatron would work on r-pi?<br/> <br/> Without the developer porting it to ARM Linux no. I'd personally love to see Raspberry Pi take off in the indie games scene.<br/> <br/> Heh......
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Orbiter.
Replies: 51
Views: 11234

Re: Orbiter.

<t>Quote from AdRiley on November 16, 2011, 17:32<br/> If I were attempting this, I think the choice of CPU would be the least of my worries. My guess would be that you would want to go with whatever is lighter...<br/> <br/> Actually, the choice of CPU is right up in the top of the list. When you se...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Finding R-Pi contractors/ freelancers/ moonlighters
Replies: 4
Views: 2237

Re: Finding R-Pi contractors/ freelancers/ moonlighters

<r>A1: <URL url="http://www.freelancer.com">http://www.freelancer.com</URL> combined with the usual suspects for medium to long-term contracting (i.e. regular staffing agencies...I do this kind of stuff for a living... <E>:D</E>)<br/> <br/> A2: Decent pay for what's being asked along with technical ...
by Svartalf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: What software development environment...
Replies: 37
Views: 6410

Re: What software development environment...

<t>Both types...<br/> <br/> Cross development with a Scratchbox2/Crosstool-NG/R-Pi rootstrap based toolchain- and stuff that's purpose built to be worked with on the target itself, probably with Python/Ruby for some of it, and possibly some Forth stuff as well. It's intended for CompSci education, a...
by Svartalf
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Android
Replies: 34
Views: 10774

Re: Android

<r>Quote from Andius on October 21, 2011, 09:49<br/> Reading about Icecream sandwhich (new version of Android)over at CyanogenMod Forum I found<br/> For those of you who are going to sit and wonder if your device will make the cut, here are two general requirements that must be satisfied:<br/> <br/>...

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