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Dell XT2 Upgrade to Windows 8, Embedded WWAN Not Turned On

I've been working on a friend's computer, and upgraded her Tablet/Laptop Inspiron XT2 (originally with XP Media) to Windows 8 Pro. The laptop has an embedded (believe it's the 5600) WAN card for ...
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How do I boot [embedded] linux from sd card?

I am hacking together a quick embedded linux system on a DM816x evm board. Previously I have been using TFTP and NFS to load my kernel and root filesystem to the board. I am now trying to switch over ...
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Intel D2500HN Atom D2500 Doesn't turn on

I recently bought parts from Amazon to build an embedded PC, and have assembled everything. I have: Intel D2500HN Mini-ITX Motherboard Mini-Box Pico-PSU 80 M350 Universal Min-ITX Enclosure 2GB DDR3 ...
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Calculating dual core performance (GF/s)

I'm trying to figure out how to calculate performance (measured in GFLOPS) My thought was I would use GFLOPS = cores x clocks x (FLOPs/cycle), my issue right now is that one of my cores runs at a ...
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linux run default program on system start init

Hello I have a small netbook with tegra, and I'm trying to create Image Frame when someone turn on a netbook. If I add to init.d Starting script for my graphic application will it run before GNOME ...
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Will there be a “lite” or “ThinPC” version of Windows 8?

With previous versions of Windows there are "lightweight" versions designed to be ran on embedded or less-capeable devices (XP Embedded, Windows 7 ThinPC, Windows 7 Embedded) which have a very low ...
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Sending a file to uCLinux

I have a board running uClinux, and I need to send a file to it, but I'm not sure how... I have a RS232 port, and Ethernet port with an IP address at my disposal, I can telnet to the board, but ...
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Is there a Linux distro that will easily run “embedded style” on a Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I need a Linux distro that will give me the following: Run on a Raspberry Pi Can reliably survive power loss (like via a read-only filesystem) I've been able to hunt down some documentation on how ...
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What is different between XP and Win7 when handling a USB composite device?

I have developed an USB device using a LPC2148 and the LPCUSB USB stack. It works well when I set it as an HID device (a keyboard), but when I set it as a composite device, storage (SD Flash Card) and ...
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Linux Embedded Controller editor

Does anyone know of an Embedded Controller editor for Linux? I currently use Read & Write Utility When using Windows to set my fan between 25%-50% because without it my laptop idles at 50°c When ...
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Udev rules on Ubuntu/OMAP (Beaglebone)

I have an IROX Pro-X weather station and am running wview weather software on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been running it on my old laptop for a few months with no problems but am trying to run it on a ...
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What is a crossbar?

Thinking of interconnects between devices in Systems on Chips/Networks on Chips, what is a crossbar? This term is used a lot (in contrast to a backpane bus - wiring that connects all components) in ...
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Hue shift on youtube.com (but not when embedded!) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Red and blue are swapped on Youtube This is easily the oddest problem I've yet had. When I'm on youtube, and I look at a video, the hue is all wrong. Pure red becomes ...
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Expect script inside bash script optional statement

Using: CentOS 6.2 BASH shell My script is something along the lines of #!/bin/bash INSTALL_PATH="Enter install path" CR="\n" /bin/su root -c "/usr/bin/expect << EOF spawn name.run expect ...
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How to add auto-cap string to .vimrc?

This is in reply to: A Vim script that checks capital letters and makes necessary corrections that I found useful. I am a confirmed CLI hacker and writer. Because my fingers know Vim, I use it. ...
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changing the boot logo on embedded linux (angstrom)

i have am3517 based embedded board and i have installed my own kernel and filesystem compiled with angstrom toolchain. Now i want to change the bootscreen logo? Is there anyway to do that? Thanks ...
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What options are available for rendering a embedded adobe PDF in a page frame?

What options are available for rendering a embedded adobe PDF in a page frame? Options I would like to set, if anyone knows what they are: Fit page to width (not just height) Dont show left nav ...
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Automatically load kernel module at boot. (Angstrom)

i know how to load your module automatically in ubuntu. you put your module in /etc/modules But, i compile a kernel and filesystem for an embedded system which i am working on it. but there is no ...
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Embedded systems toolkit to learn and practice on my own [closed]

I am from computer science background and planning to learn embedded systems. I have more than enough materials to study, but i have no idea on how to practice it.Please tell me, If there is any ...
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Disable On Screen Keyboard in Windows 7

I run Windows Embedded Standard 7 with a multi touch screen (running on the UPDD driver 4.01.10). The system is running an application in kiosk mode with no need for any other input device. The On ...
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How to remove URL embedded in PDF document? (dialog “the document is trying to connect to” appears)

I have an Adobe PDF document which when opened displays a warning dialog with the words "the document is trying to connect to" followed by a certain URL. I choose the "Block" option to try to be ...
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Testing an embedded device processor [closed]

I am writing some tests to test the processor on an embedded device (running on Linux). The device shell supports Ash, python and I can even run C code after compilation in scratchbox. Can you give ...
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Why FAT16/32 is always in the MBR of embedded devices? [closed]

Couldn't you just put a new file system on MBR and still make it work?Does the firmware need flashing?Why is FAT16/32 is so popular?
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RAM test to run on an embedded device

I want to test RAM on my embedded Linux device for any kinds of problems. Can people suggest any RAM test suites out there?
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Windows CE how to install to a Thin Client?

I accidently bought a thin client without Windows CE (haven't clicked on a checkbox...) Now I would like to know how to install Windows CE by myself. ( I want to install a trial version ) The ...
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Google Chrome missing Flash / Shockwave for Jing videos?

I was trying to watch a screencast using Google Chrome on this page: http://www.firebreath.org/display/documentation/Mac+Video+Tutorial However, i'm just getting "Missing Plugin" I have the ...
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How can I boot Windows 7 embedded from USB 3.0?

I am trying to install and boot Windows 7 embedded via USB 3.0. I am able to do this with USB 2.0 but not from USB 3.0. I have a Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3L motherboard. Is this possible? What do I need ...
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Thunderbird not showing embedded images?

I receive a weekly report in Thunderbird (7.0) from the CMS i use for my website. It shows everything in the correct layout but no images. It shows there are 48 attachments vs showing the embedded ...
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How to activate Windows Embedded Standard 2009?

I downloaded Windows Embedded Standard 2009 from my MSDN subscription and built a target image. I installed the image on an HP thin client. The thin client says that I have and evaluation copy. How ...
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Install Windows Embedded Standard 7 from USB

I would like to install Windows Embedded Standard 7 on a HP thin client. I downloaded the ISO file from the MSDN Subscription site but I'm struggling to make a bootable USB disk. I tried using ...
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Embedded webserver (mysql) on a compact flash : how to reduce read/write operations?

I've developed a tiny webserver for home automation out of an ALIX 1D, and based on a debian lenny. It runs very smoothly and is now able to operate quite a lot of different equipment from a webapp. ...
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single chip computer, microcontroller and embedded system

I was wondering what relation and differences are between single chip computer, microcontroller and embedded system? Are single chip computer and microcontroller the same concept? Is microcontroller ...
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Independent hardware-based encryption tool, used with non-cooperative system and drive

I have a small embedded system that supports FAT32. It does not have any encryption options for the files that it saves to an external USB-connected disk. Modifying the source to support encryption is ...
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Embed an Excel spreadsheet inside a PDF?

Is it possible to include an .XLS file inside a PDF, so that the user could open/extract the spreadsheet from their PDF viewer? (Maybe in the same manner MS Word allows you to include a DDE object?) ...
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Embedded Linux Reboot Crash

I'm working with Linux 2.6.23 on an embedded device and am receiving the following error executing the reboot command. ~ # reboot ~ # Syncing hardware clock to system time hwclock: Could not access ...
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Difference Between Windows XP and Windows XP Embedded

What is the diiference between Windows XP and Windows XP Embedded environment and pros/cons of both these environments.
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Embedded Linux Stability

I'm developing an embedded Linux (it is almost over now). What I'm struggling with is the system goes unstable by cutting power source frequently and it does not boot anymore. It even does not perform ...
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Problem with imaging Windows Xp Embedded with Norton Ghost 2003

On an HP Thin client I have Windows XP Embedded 6.0 and also I use EWF (Enhanced Write Filter). I make disk to disk copy with Norton Ghost 2003 and then copy on usb flash disk. Copy disk image from ...
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Windows Embedded 7 Standard system requirements

I've searched the Microsoft site from one ende to thte other and cannot find the system requirements for Embedded Standard 7 for a device - I can only find the requirements to develop... Anyone know ...
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SWF embedded in PowerPoint 2003--works once, but if closed and re-opened does not play

I create SWFs using Flash CS4. I can embed them fine and tney work, but if I save and close the presentation, they don't play when it is re-opened. However, if I manually change the "Playing" ...
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How do I get embedded Excel files to open inside Internet Explorer?

Here's my problem: I have a web application that needs to open Excel files embedded into the web page. However, Internet Explorer (9 in this case, but the same goes for 8) only gives me the option to ...
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Windows Embedded and Compact

Does anyone know if standard USB device drivers for Windows 7/XP would install on Windows Embedded Standard 7 or Compact 7?
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Instalation of Windows XP Embeded - How accept EULA

I try install Windos XP Embeded with SP 2on my notebook with Windows 7. I have 2 iso files: en_winxp_embedded_sp2_cd1.iso ->CD1 en_winxp_embedded_sp2_cd2.iso ->CD2 I burn this files on CD’s. I ...
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Why is there read block IO on a pure dd write call? vmstat trace attached

All, I'm seeing disk read IO on a pure write call, and was wondering why. This is on an embedded system with no other background processes running that could be interfering. Filesystem is on an SSD, ...
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Windows CE On Laptop

I have old-ish laptop that comes with touch screen. What I wanna do is buy GPS module for it and install basic windows ce on it. Then use it as gps navigation with igo 8 for ce Is that possible? ...
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SD card file system gets corrupted after power loss

We have an embedded system running Windows Embedded Standard 7 (SP1 beta) on an SSD hard drive. We log data periodically on a SD card. We had a power loss while the software was running (therefore ...
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Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Booting from read-only medium

I couldn't find anything on the net about this. Do you guys know of any books, tutorials or MSDN article that explains how to do this? Does CE support something like a RAM-Disk to save run-time ...
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Cannot download silverlight-embedded Microsoft Project 2010 demo videos

I need to download the demo videos at my office so that I can view it later at home since I have slow internet connection there but it seems to be no way to download the videos at this site, and other ...
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Does programmable hardware exist to allow hardware to be programmed by computers?

I am a programmer and I have never really dealt with the hardware of anything, only software. I want to start building things that I can control from my computer using programming. My question is are ...
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buildroot rootfs on arm board

After building buildroot with Kernelimage and rootfs (jffs2) i flashed them to my board. bootargs set to: mem=64M console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/mtdblock1 rw rootfstype=jffs2 Now when i boot i get ...