From: Thaddeus Woskowiak <email@example.com>
To: 9front <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [9front] pi4 wifi and audio
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2022 22:25:30 -0500 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAG3JMta-dEpY8xwj2Wtwb_4nQY+jJ33WUWh1PJPgtKN=xWhL3g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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I'd hate to discourage people from putting in effort but just explaining
On Sat, Feb 12, 2022, 8:17 PM <email@example.com> wrote:
> Quoth Thaddeus Woskowiak <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > I need a small low power system.
> > On Sat, Feb 12, 2022, 1:11 PM <email@example.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
> > > 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.
> > >
> Interesting. Seems like a lot of wasted effort. Unless as you say using pi
> as a teaching
> experiement. So what about hackboard2. Kind of the same specs but Intel.
> I'm wondering if
> it will just boot 9front and work without too much fuss.
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-02-13 3:41 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
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 [this message]
2022-02-13 7:37 ` Steve Simon
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