Posts from 2015-08

Severe Problems with the SSD SanDisk Ultra II 240 GB

Yesterday, my SanDisk Ultra II 240 GB solid state drive - which hosts my Arch Linux system partition - showed a lot of ata errors (in the kernel message output dmesg). Rebooting was not possible, the system startup halted - again showing some ata failures. Very annoying!!! I was very...

Read on

A USBTMC ⟷ Ethernet Gatway on the RPi

Inspired by a couple of blog posts (see resources section) I put together my own collection of software to operate a USBTMC to Ethernet Gateway on a Raspberry Pi (1 or 2):

https://github.com/pklaus/rpi-usbtmc-gateway

Installation

I use Arch Linux ARM and the shell scripts are made for Arch. It shouldn't be too hard to...

Read on