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From: Thaddeus Woskowiak <tswoskowiak@gmail.com>
To: 9front <9front@9front.org>
Subject: Re: [9front] pi4 wifi and audio
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2022 15:56:33 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAG3JMtYhAAC1tSb4X07tTK3wOFSwj4UMhPM5+GBVEUzUvA9YAQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <0783F40825A7C63C5EB299280A1F6A9D@gmail.com>

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I don't think Miller's wifi does WPA or any auth. Though I've not ran
Miller's pi image in a long time. Miller's wifi driver is also different
from 9 front's WiFi driver so it's not a simple port.

For good pi audio I use a Dayton USB DAC which outputs pretty clean audio.

Unfortunately the pi uses a really crummy SoC as it started life as an
EoL'd chip for set-top boxes. That's why it does weird crap like boot from
the GPU and lacked proper Ethernet for ages. Even Pi founder Ebbon Upton
was unable to grasp why people wanted proper Ethernet as the pi was only
ever meant for teaching. It's an educational toy built from a chip
scrounged from the cut out bin but everyone seems to want to ignore that
part. You get what you pay for.

I tend to prefer cheap embedded PC's off eBay or itx Celeron SoC boards if
I need a small low power system.

On Sat, Feb 12, 2022, 1:11 PM <thinktankworkspaces@gmail.com> wrote:

> So 9front on pi4 seems pretty stable. But has anyone got audio and wifi
> working. I recall
> reading some place that pi hardware developers kind of deviated from
> convention so its a bit
> tricky to get some of that stuff working. Perhaps I might also be asking
> for some sort of
> guide to read on how to build or deal with making drivers in 9front and
> some troubleshooting
> steps to follow. Ponies and Unicorns I want those also, so yea.

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-02-12 21:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-12 17:43 thinktankworkspaces
2022-02-12 18:07 ` hiro
2022-02-12 18:46   ` Steve Simon
2022-02-12 20:56 ` Thaddeus Woskowiak [this message]
2022-02-12 22:45   ` thinktankworkspaces
2022-02-13  0:40     ` hiro
2022-02-13  2:55       ` thinktankworkspaces
2022-02-13  3:25     ` Thaddeus Woskowiak
2022-02-13  7:37       ` Steve Simon

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