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by Doctorwho8
Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Is there a physical limit on card size?
Replies: 8
Views: 1624

Is there a physical limit on card size?

Hello! Is there a size limit on card sizes for the Pi B device? I am looking at applying the one I have here for participating in something rather outrageous for the community, it would involve running an emulator called Hercules who runs the different operating systems that IBM wrote for the S/360 ...
by Doctorwho8
Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Node.JS Internet of Things server
Replies: 6
Views: 2642

Re: Node.JS Internet of Things server

Hello!
Basically yes. And point of fact, the interface name I've given is in fact how the device will be "seen" by the Pi. I've looked at that one before. Its too complicated for what I've got in mind. (Or it might be.)
by Doctorwho8
Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Node.JS Internet of Things server
Replies: 6
Views: 2642

Node.JS Internet of Things server

Hello! Sometime ago Sparkfun released an Internet of Things based on the Node.JS server. It can be accessed from their site, which is located at https://data.sparkfun.com/ or the code can be added to the server provided a later version is downloaded and installed. The released version on the reposit...
by Doctorwho8
Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:03 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No Ethernet
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: No Ethernet

Hello! Strange. I did what I normally do when starting out fresh. I created the card's contents all over again. It worked. Now I'm looking across at working system who promptly pulled down a lot of stuff for the "apt-get upgrade" or "apt-get update" functions. Well I'll still appreciate responses. A...
by Doctorwho8
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No Ethernet
Replies: 1
Views: 470

No Ethernet

Hello! Today I started setting up both the Raspberry Pi and an older router then this one and a Wireless Access Point for the device that will be used with the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi was working perfectly for the past several days prior. I followed the usual procedures for Linux to shut it d...
by Doctorwho8
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Setting up Raspbian to do something
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

Re: Setting up Raspbian to do something

It runs /etc/rc.local at boot just like your other system. The supplied file doesn't do anything but it does run if it exists. Hello! You are very right sir. I guess I owe you something..... As it happens it took some work, and I needed to create a binary blob with a shorter name, but right now it ...
by Doctorwho8
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Setting up Raspbian to do something
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

Setting up Raspbian to do something

Hello! On my native (X86) Linux box, who runs Slackware Linux, I have it setup so that when it executes an rc.local script in the rc.d directory which is inside the etc one, it promptly starts off a series of things. This all happens within several time periods after the system boots, and the necess...
by Doctorwho8
Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Can a fresh Raspbian install be completed using the serial..
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Re: Can a fresh Raspbian install be completed using the seri

If you have a regular Raspian image installed the UART on the GPIO header is used as a console port. If you have a serial connection from that to you PC or other terminal you can log in to that and do everything you can do on the command line on a local display or via SSH. I have used this a lot as...
by Doctorwho8
Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:58 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Can a fresh Raspbian install be completed using the serial..
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Can a fresh Raspbian install be completed using the serial..

Hello! I'm in a bit of a bind here; every time I install the components of Mono, the one for Apache causes the system to be hung up as it tries to figure out the appropriate address for the service. It then latches on to the localhost entry and gets stuck there. It is still in such a loop now. Natur...
by Doctorwho8
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: 3G dongles and the Pi
Replies: 2
Views: 3213

Re: 3G dongles and the Pi

http://www.raspberry-asterisk.org/ The Asterisk for Raspberry Pi project is continuously improving with new features and enhancements. The latest feature is particularly interesting, it allows direct calling on GSM/3G networks with USB modems from Huawei and the chan_dongle channel driver. A highly...
by Doctorwho8
Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:33 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: 3G dongles and the Pi
Replies: 2
Views: 3213

3G dongles and the Pi

Hello! Has anyone gotten any specific 3G dongle to work their device? Here's the thing, it would be used on the US side of the Atlantic. I'm looking at both NetZero(!) and even T-Mobile and of course Verizon and then AT&T. But so far I've not found the right information to make a selection. The idea...
by Doctorwho8
Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Linux Kernel
Topic: Building a new kernel
Replies: 4
Views: 10403

Building a new kernel

Hello! Okay here's the thing, I know how to build a kernel for my Linux on Intel system. Open a terminal window, and change directories to the one where the kernel source code is and from there type make xconfig (or what its evolved into) and from there follow the prompts to set everything. Then tel...
by Doctorwho8
Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:27 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Having really bad luck..
Replies: 10
Views: 2608

Re: Having really bad luck..

I am conncted using a spare router we have over wifi. I am sixteen, and with the MAC. filter, it allows my dad to set access times and cutoff times for wireless devices, so i used a cord to connct an older router to my current one to bypass the wireless mac filter. Ive trd every way i the book to c...
by Doctorwho8
Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:22 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Having really bad luck..
Replies: 10
Views: 2608

Re: Having really bad luck..

So it turns out the mac filter was on, causing my pi to not recieve an ip address. Now my question is.. how do I spoof mac addresses? :P i ve a device thats rarely used, and i can use that mac. The thing is, I've tried methods, but the mac doesnt appear changed:no wifi access. Please help me resolv...
by Doctorwho8
Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:03 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Can the RasPi be configured as a router
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

Re: Can the RasPi be configured as a router

Sure ! http://sirlagz.net/2012/08/11/how-to-use-the-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-pointrouter-part-3/ <-- just install dnsmasq, then follow this post, but replace wlan0 with eth1 or whatever your other interface will be called. Hello! Okay this is what I created based on your IPtables example: ...
by Doctorwho8
Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Can the RasPi be configured as a router
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

Re: Can the RasPi be configured as a router

No problems :) I've only really gotten into the embedded stuff since the Pi came out so I'm in a similar boat :) Only used linux since 2002 though haha Hello! Now the interesting point: What happens if the device posing as ETH1 is available but not connected? That is I'm not using the available rou...
by Doctorwho8
Wed May 29, 2013 2:40 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using the InetD server
Replies: 0
Views: 651

Using the InetD server

Hello! I've noticed that compared to the same server on my Intel based Linux system, the configuration file there is properly filled out, but on the Raspberry Pi server it is not. The .d directory on the Raspbery Pi for the same server is also rather empty, and there's no README file to explain what...
by Doctorwho8
Thu May 23, 2013 5:30 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Can the RasPi be configured as a router
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

Re: Can the RasPi be configured as a router

Sure ! http://sirlagz.net/2012/08/11/how-to-use-the-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-pointrouter-part-3/ <-- just install dnsmasq, then follow this post, but replace wlan0 with eth1 or whatever your other interface will be called. Hello! Thank you! That's an excellent bit of advice for someone who...
by Doctorwho8
Thu May 23, 2013 5:10 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Can the RasPi be configured as a router
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

Re: Can the RasPi be configured as a router

SirLagz wrote:Yes.
I have one working as a WiFi router right now.

iptables has functions to save and restore firewall rules on boot.
Hello!
Excellent. Can you either post here your steps for that? (I won't be going the WiFi router but more like Ethernet in and out functions.)
by Doctorwho8
Thu May 23, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Can the RasPi be configured as a router
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

Can the RasPi be configured as a router

Hello! Can the basic model B Raspberry Pi be configured as a Linux based firewall device? That is connections coming into the unit via an Ethernet connection on board are then directed to the one plugged into one of its USB connectors. Firewall rules would be written to support if an incoming connec...
by Doctorwho8
Mon May 20, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Symantec's Norton Safe Web thinks there is something wrong o
Replies: 9
Views: 2879

Re: Symantec's Norton Safe Web thinks there is something wro

Norton Mobile Security is also flagging an issue: "Malicious Web Site Blocked http://www.raspberrypi.org" "This is a known malicious web site. It is recommended that you do NOT visit this site" Hello! That's just your application being rude. It's possible to train it to not react badly to such sites.
by Doctorwho8
Mon May 20, 2013 3:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Symantec's Norton Safe Web thinks there is something wrong o
Replies: 9
Views: 2879

Symantec's Norton Safe Web thinks there is something wrong o

Hello! (I also sent that to the info@raspberrypi.org alias.) On this computer I run Norton Anti-Virus, it installed their Safe Web product. (It works most of the time.) It reported a problem with this particular portion of the site: http://www.raspberrypi.org/quick-start-guide . Norton is calling it...
by Doctorwho8
Sat May 18, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Ham software on the Pi
Replies: 1
Views: 878

Ham software on the Pi

Hello!
This is probably the wrong place for this one, but....

I've managed to install some of the communications software for amateur radio on the device. One part of it manages to throw me, that of the AX.25 one. Has anyone here managed to get theirs to do that?
by Doctorwho8
Sat May 18, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Cosm = Xively - what do you think?
Replies: 13
Views: 6004

Re: Cosm = Xively - what do you think?

I agree - after poking around extensively I could not find any way to set the time period for 'legacy feeds' - so that sucks as far as what I've been doing. Nor can I find a way to export the data, which sucks even more. :evil: However - I did manage to complete the Raspberry Pi tutorial I mentione...
by Doctorwho8
Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Building a new kernel
Replies: 13
Views: 2548

Re: Building a new kernel

Hi Mr. Who, You can get slackware 14.0(armedslack) for the pi and be in familiar territory. The install is only slightly different than the x86 version, It isn't as bleeding edge as arch or debian so you kinda avoid packages breaking your system. It isn't hardfloat but I can't tell the difference f...

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