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connecting PC-104+ to laptop

I purchased a stereo camera vision system that process the data using an FPGA which uses a PC-104+ interface (typically used by embedded applications) to connect to an embedded computer. I would like ...
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Get Buildroot output image to target device

I have an x86 PcEngines WRAP 1.E router. It has a CF card slot (thats its hard drive) and I can communicate with it through RS232. I want to get Linux in. I chose Buildroot to do that. Everything was ...
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linux kernel starting issue (file system corrupted) on nand flash memory

please look at here for the trace. To make it short : I need a way to erase flash memory (Root file system) on my arm device to be able to install a linux kernel + file system again. So, let me ...
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Check Bad Blocks Table (BBT) at NAND Flash managed by MTD/UBIFS to see aging?

I want to use a NAND Flash memory over several years on an embedded Debian controller. So it is using UBIFS to handle wear-leveling and bad-block-management - that looks fine so far. But over time ...
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What could be reason for Tx packet error in ifconfig output

I am working with MAC to MAC MII link in my embedded board. one end of link has MPC8569 processor (free scale) and other side has BCM68610 controller (broadcom). I am trying to ping my switch from my ...
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ethernet port is not detected in freescale MPC8569 board after kernel updrade

I have a freescale MPC8569 embedded board. previously, I put linux version 2.6.32 on it and all interface connected to processor are working properly. Now, I upgraded my linux version to 3.10 and now ...
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Run ifconfig without sudo

I have an embedded Linux running on a imx6 platform. This is a freescale embedded linux. The problem is that there is no sudo available for this linux, but I need to activate and deactivate the wlan0 ...
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How do extract filesystem from firmware dump of Sunell IP Camera

I have Sunell IP Camera and I need to extract file system from firmware dump. I try to use firmware-mod-kit: ./extract-firmware firmware.ntt The process completed successfully and I get result like ...
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How to resize embedded word file properly in word 2013?

I love to embed an external file into Word .docx file since that helps me to "outsource" the content - I don't have to put the whole big content into one-only file. Below is how we can do such ...
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Remote access to a windows XP Embedded system running a Java based HMI Screen

What options are available to me to be able to get remote access to a Windows XP Embedded machine that is being used as a machine interface (HMI, GUI) the HMI is running a Java based software and I ...
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Getting IoT devices to connect to an authenticated wifi network

I have several Internet-of-Things devices such as the Intel Galileo and Raspberry Pi. I'd like to connect these up to the internet obviously, because without it they're just things. Unfortunately my ...
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How do web-servers “listen” to IP addresses, interrupt or polling?

I'm trying to understand the lower details of web servers. I am wondering if a server, say Apache, is continuously polling for new requests or If it works by some sort of interrupt system. If it is an ...
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u8glib - 8 Bit Embedded Systems

u8glib - is described as graphic library for "8 bit embedded system" In the main page: https://code.google.com/p/u8glib/ It is described as compiled for Arduino, AVR and ARM. I would like to ask: ...
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Higher overlay modes on Freescale i.MX 6 Dual

I am playing 1080p video on Freescale i.MX 6's IPU 0 Display 0 Background DI (/dev/video16) and want to overlay it with Qt application via Overlay DI (/dev/fb1). It works really great, but only in ...
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How to embed an icon from one worksheet to another, within the same workbook

Does anyone know how to embed an icon referencing another worksheet page onto another worksheet ... all within the same workbook. I have been trying this out but keep getting information on how to ...
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Starting a .jar GUI file using Linux

So I have Raspberry Pi running Debian and I also have a .jar program that has a GUI for Point-of-Sale System. So how do you configure Linux to start the x window system without displaying a full ...
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WinCE 6.0 device cannot access network shares

We are using some sort of embedded device which runs on WinCE 6.0. It's connected to our network via domain with DHCP enabled. Now, to access a shared folder of another system running WinCE or ...
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copy file from network device to local computer from SSH via TFTP

Network device (embedded Linux OS, SSH-enabled) connected to local computer (Windows OS). What is SSH command to copy binary file from network device to local computer via TFTP? Also, what's command ...
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Playing AVI Embedded in Powerpoint on a Mac

I had a look at this site for a solution for my particular situation but was unable to find any that are specifically on point. I have a Powerpoint presentation originally created using an older ...
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Modbus Communication not Working

https://code.google.com/p/stm32modbus/source/browse/#svn%2Ftrunk%2F%20stm32modbus%20--username%20ickingdom%40gmail.com%253Fstate%253Dclosed I have debug and compile this program successfully but ...
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List all interrupts in linux

I am working on an embedded linux device. I want to list all of its interrupts. I know the command cat /proc/interrupts. But it only lists in-use interrupts. Is there a way to know all interrupts of a ...
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What do embedded systems run [closed]

I know that Linux is a huge part of the embedded systems thing, but what about things like pacemakers and insulin pumps? Do they run a custom "distro" on the Linux kernel? How complex is the ...
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What is the Linux command that encapsulates almost all of the other commands?

I remember that for Linux running in embedded systems, due to size limitations, it can't pack as many commands as in ordinary workstations. So there is a do-it-all command that can mimic almost all ...
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How to send mail in Lotus Notes 8.5 with Embedded code

Anyone can tell me please : How to send mail in Lotus Notes 8.5 with Embedded code ? I tested with embedded youtube video, and it doesen't work. Thanks in advance
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Reach ssh server behind a router on embedded system using established socket connection

I have developed an embedded application running linux to do remote I/O control. The application open a socket connection to my server to communicate, periodically, the state of the I/O and getting ...
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Can't open ASP.NET site on POSready 2009 machine w/ IE 8

When the site gets built, it autopublishes to a LAN location (10.x.x.x). I can reach this location no problem from my workstation. But when I try to go there from the POS machine (connected to the ...
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Can't change system locale in Embedded Standard 7

I have Windows Embedded Standard 7 US English, but for one application I need to change language for non-unicode programs, so that it displays correctly. When I go to Region and Language, ...
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Is it possible to “ping” an embedded device connected through a JTAG interface (USB)?

I currently have an atmel at91sam7x256 embedded device that is connected to my Windows machine through a JTAG interface of USB type. I am having difficulties getting the ethernet port to work, and ...
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Redirect output to console I/O on IAR Embedded Workbench

I have coded a project of mine in C on a Windows machine in the software IAR Embedded Workbench IDE. The project compiles and runs fine. I have a couple of printf functions in my code. But the thing ...
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How to check/adjust SSH server on embedded board

I'm currently having difficulties connecting to an embedded board from my Linux machine through ssh. The embedded board is a FOX G20 V with a Linux OS. I've tried to connect to the board through ...
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Connect to host port 22 connection refused, but connect to different host on port 22 connection established

I'm working with two embedded boards on my Linux machine. For one of them, I am able to connect to it through ssh on port 22 with no problems. But when I try to connect to another one on port 22, it ...
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Quickly move browser viewed PDF to local PDF reader

I have a problem where I wish to open PDF's in Adobe Reader so that I can search through them. When I open them in my web browser (I am using Chrome) under some sites I can't search through them, ...
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Changing kernel bootsplash image?

I want to display a custom boot splash image on my Beaglebone Black (running Ångström). I know of three places where images can be dumped to the framebuffer: Bootloader (uboot) - needs display ...
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installing software without package manager

I have an embedded system running linux. I need to install some software, in particular uucp package containing cu command. This is really all i need. At the moment all I have is a root access to the ...
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Need an application that takes a few seconds to test some speed up techniques

there is this ARM9 SAM9G25 embedded device, which I like to improve its performance. I'm using Buildroot 2013.10 to generate the bootable Linux 2.6.39 images. There are some methods I'd like to apply ...
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Handling bad block in NAND flash memory

Is there any way/tool/utility to correct the badblock on the NAND device ? We are having custom board based on beaglebone but instead of mmc we have NAND flash. MTD partitions on the NAND are as ...
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Insert/Display Two-Page Word Object in Excel Sheet

I've trying to take a two-page Word doc and insert it into an Excel 2010 worksheet. I'm not trying to link to the original document. So far I've been able to insert the object, but it only displays ...
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Is it possible to execute scripts on embedded linux devices (i.e: DSL routers)?

Folks, I wanna find a generic way to run a (simple bash) script on boot sequence of a router with embedded Linux. I have read about ways to do this on devices like: DD-WRT OpenWRT any NAS like ...
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Embeded computer F-RAM imaging

Here is the situation: I have an old ISA card type computer hooked up to controller card to drive a cutting machine. The manufacturer is not in business for the last 10 years, so support is zero. ...
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SSH from Ubuntu to embedded linux

I'm a beginner un networking. I'm trying to connect an embedded linux to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS by Ethernet. I have configured the embedded system to work with a static IP adress (192.168.9.119). ...
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What's the file format of the output of mkfs.jffs2

I am creating a file partition with the following command: sudo mkfs.jffs2 -l -n -p -q -e 0x20000 -s 0x800 -d image/ -o sdcard/root/rootfs11182013.ambr.jffs2 I understand the commands and flags ...
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Syntax highlighting in ssh sessions

I should really like to have my ssh sessions do syntax highlighting of configurations et al. of the output from my remote embedded devices. The devices cannot in any way output anything but flat text. ...
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How to disable right click on windows 8?

I tried using the lockdown feature but apparently I cannot figure where to disable the right click action here. I also checked using the windows 8 embedded. I might be missing something. Can you give ...
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Cross platform WiFi enabled folder access on linux embedded device

I have a device, we'll say it's a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with a stripped kernel that can only run a single program. This device does not have a keyboard or a mouse, but two joysticks and four ...
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FAT32 Structure

Is there any tool available which can provide some form of dump of the physical locations of files on a FAT32 filesystem ? I am investigating a corruption issue with an embedded system and a ...
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Windows Embedded 8 Standard - “No images available” during install

I have previously been using a 180 day trial product key when installing WE8S, but recently acquired a licensed key. However, when using this key the installation fails. I get a dialog asking me to ...
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Word 2013 export to PDF how to keep font vectorized

I have to use Myriad font with Word 2013 (I cannot use other font or software). When export my Word doc to PDF, Myriad font is bitmapped (many pixels). My question is : how to keep the font ...
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Microcontroller web server

suppose A & B wants to communicate through internet, we brought internet from ISP, and their Ip is not visible from remote computer, but then how application like team viewer works on our ...
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Lifetime of eMMC device

I have better knowledge about the NAND and NOR memory devices as I'm currently working with them. Now I have heard that eMMC device is going to be used in one of my upcoming project. What is the ...
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Windows 8 Embedded Standard - Obtain WMV Codecs?

I'm evaluating Windows 8 Embedded Standard to be used for media playback. Following creating an installation with every single component enabled I find that the OS is unable to play back WMV files, ...