I didn’t have much time to mess with anything. Forums can’t be so misleading. Nothing seems to be as simple as people claim. This was supposed to be a straight swap. —- I tried again to re flash my Kingston SSD and it was very slow. When finished I put it back in the raspberry pi and the initial hassio boot up took much much … Continue reading Sabrent USB day 2 – this is unpleasant
In my kitchen I have 2 sonoffs. One in the overhead ceiling lamp (the wall switch didn’t have the ground/earth wire) There is another sonoff attached to a wall mounted “tv” from reusing a pc monitor and a firestick 2nd gen. In order to save a sonoff and place it elsewhere as well as centralizing all the iot in one spot I though I’d take … Continue reading Combining multisensor and sonoff
I’m not sure what’s going on… After rebooting several times and fixing up my local network and rearranging the room layout. This popped up. Hmmm is my firewall cracking was this just before the firewall kicked in? Let’s see what happens after another reboot. Hmm it still happens to be there. I’ve lost track if I’ve rebooted but now iOS notifications are popping up. As … Continue reading 93.2 sneaks through.
The monitor re-purposing (the original computer, part 1 here) It wasn’t the best deal but it was simple and took a week shipping which is fast from aliexpress, after much trial and error I’ve come to realize that aliexpress is not about the price but service. The seller was super responsive and helpful to boot. I asked for a type A or B plug and … Continue reading A PC’s life, upgrades and RE-PURPOSING. Part 2 of 2
My 10 year old NEC ValueStar VN750 died in late 2018. It was a pretty good system for the day. See specs in Japanese. Originally fitted with a mighty Core 2 Duo E7200@2.53ghz (Passmark 1631) and 2GB of ram and windows Vista. As it was chugging along nicely albeit slow. In early 2017, 2GB more ram, a new wireless card, and the CPU was replaced … Continue reading A PC’s life, UPGRADES and re-purposing. Part 1 of 2.
Hassio 0.73.0 Since the last time this had happened I’ve been very cautious about updates. I updated the configurator the other day. Check config Full snapshot Restart Update Restart This worked. So I tried again with Grafana. On the last reboot, there was no GUI on restart. Sigh… As I copied my SD-card contents to the desktop (Samba was still active) as last time, I … Continue reading Hassio GUI gone again