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 on: January 24, 2017, 09:06:19 AM 
Started by aesvry - Last post by Lizavials
This thread isnt asking for someone with a spare compatible controller. You might be thinking of my wanted ad.

So, has anyone tried using an SPI display with a Pi?

 on: January 24, 2017, 06:50:07 AM 
Started by borgward1 - Last post by Lizavials
I installed Nas4free several years ago.  I left it unplugged for about a year while in storage.  I tried starting the system up and it told me I had a boot sum error.  I remember the last time I had that i had to replace the on board battery.  I did that but now Im getting a disk boot failure I then thought it was a flashdrive that went bad so I went and bought a new drive and downloaded the software onto the drive.  Still giving me the same error.  Any thoughts?

 on: January 24, 2017, 03:54:56 AM 
Started by vturbo - Last post by Lizavials
I just got this game but when i try to run It I only get a black screen... there is sound and stuff.. but no images..

Any ideas?

 on: January 23, 2017, 06:44:08 AM 
Started by jakvara - Last post by Lizavials
I have that issue frequently. Force quit the app and open it again and it ought to work.

 on: January 23, 2017, 02:44:09 AM 
Started by mkarcz - Last post by Lizavials
The iPhone app disabled Airplay, but you can play movies on your computer and mirror with Apple TV. 
But I'm looking forward for the ATV4 app.

 on: January 23, 2017, 12:29:05 AM 
Started by damnsmalllinuxqp - Last post by Lizavials
But why would a thread that has a title that is in no way a CoC violation be shut down in the first place?

 on: January 22, 2017, 10:33:29 PM 
Started by jcdq - Last post by Lizavials
OK, that explains it.  I thought I was "not" seeing things.  I approved your post, assuming that you knew whereof you spake.  And, I do now see the option to change user name.

 on: January 22, 2017, 08:13:48 PM 
Started by steve68 - Last post by Lizavials
There are several features that could be described as "switching by mouse buttons". Could you please clarify which one youre referring to and how youve tried to turn it off?

 on: January 22, 2017, 05:11:56 PM 
Started by John - Last post by Lizavials
I have cresteds, but possibly want to branch out to a new type of Rhacodactylus... what type is your favorite?

 on: January 19, 2017, 01:16:22 AM 
Started by John - Last post by Bad Dog

well i should link to johns toy here, erm...(linking disabled?) [ http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/mini.html ]  At the time there were no pico psus so what you see is a fanless itx 500mhz motherboard and a powersupply board probably 256 or 128mb ram.   circa 2005?     pico psu powersupplies came later.   I'd built a few of these type machines, using no moving parts using them as kiosk machines.    it was revolutionary at the time, an x86 machine running from flash memory, in Johns case, compact flash with an ide adapter.  doms, Disk on module,  were the next step.   we have since moved to sata so these ide type disks are not fast bot with dsl we only need to move 100Mb of data to ramdisk.    I still have a ten year old "johns toy" machine running on 64Mb, 128Mb ram called "flash" somewhere in the garage, [ http://sturl.uk/stusjohnstoy ] its still on my lan, but as I also have 6 other dsl boxes as 4tb video file servers it doesnt get much attention but it has an uptime of around 3 years, ....probably a power cut.   i took to wrapping them in clingfilm/saran wrap..  [ http://sturl.uk/stustoy ], well, fireproof heatshrink really.

these itx motherboards (1ghz,sata) are currently being sold for $10 with 1GB ram, a 2gb drive will be $20 and a case and psu will be £25.  I have taken to to install a new machine i just boot the disk,fdisk to delete and add one bootable partition, mkfs.ext2 /dev/sda1 , scp and unpack my dsltarbomb.tgz, grub; root (hd0,0); setup (hd0);quit   and bobs youre uncle, a new machine.   the tarbomb is just a backup, the knoppix file and the usual grub stuff.

it came down to eliminating moving parts such as hd platters and fans using slower cpus.
My friend prefers windows 10 and watercooling and is always fixing it.
I think John is a very quiet individual, but i love his work.

I'm retired now but in the past I have repaired systems such as you're describing and they where using DSL.   They where small computers used for climate control in  stores, it seems they where out of Canada while I was under contract in California to do their work. And that is how I remember DSL.

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