Tag Archives: Computer hardware

Device IRQ’s (interrupt requests) a Definition.

Definition of : IRQ (interrupt request) An IRQ (interrupt request) value is an assigned location in memory where the computer can expect a particular device to interrupt it when the device sends the computer signals about its operation. Note that … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 7inch HDMI LCD screen and case, Setup and installation

This week I received and installed one of the final elements for my Raspberry pi 3 project , a 7 inch LCD touch screen from Waveshare.com , this is a great addition to my Raspberry pi hardware. it can also … Continue reading

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Radxa Rock and Banana pi BPI-M2 quad core single-board computers

Two new Additions to my Arm processor Linux development project …… During the last two week I have managed to add two more ARM based Development boards to my Linux OS development Project , the first being the Banana Pi … Continue reading

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Piface in a case.

Piface in a case During the week I received the very exciting “Piface Digital 2” I/O interface board from New-IT in the UK. It was clear while setting up the card with the Raspberry Pi b+ that the two together … Continue reading

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Well it is here , The Piface Digital 2 – I/O board.

As ever, a part I ordered from NEW_IT in the UK arrived with lighting speed this morning !!! With just lunch time available, I had a quick but very successful go at installing the Piface board onto my Raspberry pi … Continue reading

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So why Linux and not Windows for this project ?

So why use Linux and not Windows ? Is one question that maybe asked during the initial stages of this project, Well I thought in today’s post I would do my best to answer why not Windows? The real question … Continue reading

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Cubie-truck Construction

Cubietruck Construction During this week my main aims in building some computer related projects and developing any related skills are to finish the construction of two developments board systems (The Cubie-truck and Raspberry pi ), including the selection and install … Continue reading

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