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raspberry pi
« on: November 15, 2011, 07:03:42 pm »
I have been following the raspberry pi project lately (link below), and i will be buying a couple of them for other projects but i wondered how difficult would it be to use it as an MD. The problem with using it as an MD is the fact that its ARM based, and at that its ARMv6 based so no Ubuntu :( But, how difficult would it be getting a MeeGo or Debian MD dunning? A $35 MD is quite intriguing.
http://www.raspberrypi.org/

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2011, 08:50:07 pm »
We've already had some talk about that thingie in the forum and/or wiki.

Let's see what it does, when it comes out.

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2011, 11:08:03 pm »
if i acquire one of the first batch, im going to use it for my local ubuntu mirror, but i would be happy to open it up via ssh for people to poke around it.

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2011, 05:47:28 pm »
this popped up on their home page, i dont know if golgoj4 would be interested
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/369

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2011, 09:50:25 am »
if i acquire one of the first batch, im going to use it for my local ubuntu mirror, but i would be happy to open it up via ssh for people to poke around it.

In the faq it says that newer versions of ubuntu aren't really supported yet

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2011, 01:27:06 pm »
thats correct because they don't support the older version of ARM, but if a full MD cant be built i know orbiter can be compiled for arm

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2012, 01:26:26 pm »
Just noticed that they started the production...
http://www.raspberrypi.org/

Would be nice as an orbiter no? I'm thinking to connect linuxmce with my home theater... Today i'm just using a PS3 to play some movies...
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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2012, 04:21:20 pm »
This has probably been discussed, but just to open up a thought; does the architecture of MCE lend itself to distributed computing over a gigabit network? Ideally these would sit behind every monitor and stay on since they use very little power. Perhaps one could serve as the "core" that would direct all processing traffic among the nodes so you would have a robust, low power consumption system.

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2012, 04:36:01 pm »
You do understand that LinuxMCE is built atop a messaging bus, right?

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2012, 07:21:24 pm »
yep they are finally in production, and yes it looks like the only thing that they could run it Qorbiter, if it were build for ARM. I hope to look into building an ARM MD, but we will see.

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2012, 11:32:08 pm »
Sorry, I'm an ME so I'm not versed on messaging bus architecture vs another type that would allow it, just thinking out loud....

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2012, 11:42:05 pm »
I am trying to say that WE ARE a distributed computing platform.

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2012, 10:01:57 am »
FYI RaspberryPi should be out in webshop by the end of January or beginning of February ...
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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2012, 10:36:45 am »
XBMC allready got their hands on one.....

So NOT FAIR  >:(

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Re: raspberry pi
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2012, 12:24:10 pm »
XBMC allready got their hands on one.....

So NOT FAIR  >:(

It looks to me like RaspberryPi guys installed XBMC on their dev boards, don't see any word of RaspberryPi on XBMC blogs.
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