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by emgi
Fri Nov 15, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: 240 v mains controller
Replies: 28
Views: 10913

Re: 240 v mains controller

I have made some updates since I first posted the remote mains socket controller info. The link now contains an update to the source code to work with the latest versions of the bcm2835 library, an example of using cron for automatic timed switching of sockets on/off, and update the circuit diagram...
by emgi
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Static IP Address will not work
Replies: 11
Views: 2355

Re: Static IP Address will not work

Providers sometimes 'hardcode' the mac address of the device which is using the public ip. In this case, that would be the mac of your old web server. You may be able to configure the mac address in your modem or attempt to 'override' the BIA of the new system so that it matches the mac address of y...
by emgi
Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Scientific r.o.v project
Replies: 8
Views: 2403

Re: Scientific r.o.v project

Hi Max, First of all I think its terrific that you are considering such an ambitious project, especially considering your age. When you are fifteen, one is still able to think in solutions without considering secondary problems. Cool! Not to dampen your enthousiam one bit, the kind of battery you'll...
by emgi
Sun Nov 10, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Scripting help
Replies: 30
Views: 4502

Re: Scripting help

Here is an alternative way to do at least the first part of the job. Instead of the startup script you can create a "real" cronjob which runs daily at 20:55. This script should look like this: runtime=$(</proc/uptime) runtime=${runtime%%.*} #echo $runtime (for debugging purposes) if [ "$runtime" -l...
by emgi
Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Scripting help
Replies: 30
Views: 4502

Re: Scripting help

Here is an alternative way to do at least the first part of the job. Instead of the startup script you can create a "real" cronjob which runs daily at 20:55. This script should look like this: runtime=$(</proc/uptime) runtime=${runtime%%.*} #echo $runtime (for debugging purposes) if [ "$runtime" -le...
by emgi
Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: QEMU module problem
Replies: 1
Views: 959

Re: QEMU module problem

Well, I have exactly the same problem here. Same error message. My setup: -Started off with Raspbian images 2013-05-25 & 2013-09-25. (both upgraded to latest version via rpi-upgrade.) -Qemu v1.3.0 on win7pro (higher qemu versions do not seem to work with RPi) -Kernel-QEMU version 3.6.11+ (and also w...
by emgi
Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Network connection "mini" freeze
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Re: Network connection "mini" freeze

Could be a duplicate ip address in your network.

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