To format my USB sticks that I use following set of commands:
Assuming my USB stick is recognized as sdc, and has a primary partition created this is the set of commands that I use:
# create ext4 filesystem without journal
mkfs.ext4 -O ^has_journal /dev/sdc1
# give your newly formatted partition a name
e2label /dev/sdc1 storage
# Use data mode for filesystem as writeback for better performance
tune2fs -o journal_data_writeback /dev/sdc1
# Disable reserved space on my 57GB drive it wastes 5% which is 3GB
tune2fs -m 0 /dev/sdc1
For some time now I am running Xbian as my preferred distro of choice for my multimedia player on my Raspberry Pi 2.
Xbian works flawlessly and it is always on bleeding edge with Kodi, but since it is Debian Jessie based it is perfect for customization by adding additional packages. Continue reading “Fix page allocation failure on Raspberry Pi running rtorrent”
Like I wrote in my previous article “Replace iCade buttons with high quality SANWA buttons” I had a little time on my hands over the weekend to replace the buttons.
I have oredered 6 Sanwa OSBF-30 buttons from eBay for $15.99 with free shipping and you can choose the colors even from this store:
New 6pcs of Push Buttons OBSF-30 for Arcade Jamma Games parts free shipping Continue reading “Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part V – buttons”
The iCade cabinet comes with arcade stick with 8 push buttons with micro-switches which are good enough for my project.
Continue reading “Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part IV – Stick”
There is a lot of things you can do with Raspberry Pi, but for retro-game lover it can be a dream project enabler. Continue reading “Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part I – The Hardware”