Category: Hardware

Mar 21 2015

Original firmware recovery in OpenWrt CLI

Using the program mtd: cd /tmp wget http://www.example.org/original_firmware.bin mtd -r write /tmp/original_firmware.bin firmware If you want to remove DD-WRT to install OpenWRT, you should write to the device “linux” instead of “firmware”. mtd -r write /tmp/original_firmware.bin linux

Mar 15 2015

How to hide macintosh update ?

If  you are facing update that keeps repeating, try execute the below command to ignore the update that not required.   > softwareupdate -l Software Update Tool Copyright 2002-2012 Apple Inc. Finding available software Software Update found the following new or updated software: * ThunderboltFirmwareUpdate1.2-1.2 Thunderbolt Firmware Update (1.2), 134K [recommended] [restart]   > sudo …

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Oct 18 2014

Simple steps to format SD card mounted on router using busybox

Below is a simple command to format your SD card mounted, <label> is optional to set volume label. mkfs.ext3 -L <label> /dev/sdx1 see more info here http://linux.die.net/man/8/mkfs.ext3

Apr 28 2014

Turn off mei_me unexpected reset

[65.456035] mei_me 0000:00:03.0: reset: connect/disconnect timeout.

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Apr 20 2014

OSX 10.9.x- How to check system profiler on WiFi connected

OSX 10.9.x- How to check system profiler on WiFi connected Open your OS X terminal using the below command to display your wifi interface profile and connected SSID details too. system_profiler SPAirPortDataType

Mar 05 2014

Upgrading my shared drive to 4TB x 2 WD WD40EFRX hard drive

Upgrading my shared drive to 4TB x 2 WD WD40EFRX hard drive   Recently after one my 3TB hard disk crashed, i decided to upgrade the existing 3TB hard disk to 4TB since my 3 TB already filled about 85%.

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Feb 10 2014

Add hardware clock to Raspberry PI version 2.0

Add hardware clock to Raspberry PI version 2.0   Raspberry PI GPIO Pin used are: •  Raspberry Pi GPIO Pin 1 (3v3) •  Raspberry Pi GPIO Pin 3 (SDA) •  Raspberry Pi GPIO Pin 5 (SCL) •  Raspberry Pi GPIO Pin 9 (Ground)

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Feb 04 2014

Raspberry Pi Revision identification

Raspberry Pi Revision identification Using the below command to show your Pi revision number. cat /proc/cpuinfo   The below are list of some different raspberry revision ‘0002’ => ‘Model B Revision 1.0’, ‘0003’ => ‘Model B Revision 1.0 + Fuses mod and D14 removed’, ‘0004’ => ‘Model B Revision 2.0 256MB’, (Sony) ‘0005’ => ‘Model …

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Feb 04 2014

Fix locale problems in Raspbian

Fix locale problems in Raspbian   pi@raspberrypi~ $ locale locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LANGUAGE= LC_CTYPE=UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_TIME=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_COLLATE=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_MONETARY=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_MESSAGES=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_PAPER=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_NAME=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_ADDRESS=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_TELEPHONE=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_MEASUREMENT=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_IDENTIFICATION=”en_US.UTF-8″ LC_ALL= pi@raspberrypi ~ $

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Jan 25 2014

Create own openwrt firmware for Gl-iNet router

Create own openwrt firmware for Gl-iNet router Inorder to create your own customise firmware, you need a linux operating system. My favourite is uses virtualbox from Oracle, there are readily linux images in virtualbox where you can just download and open it with virtualbox and I used this image LinuxMint 16 KDE 64bit

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