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by sofortune
Wed May 13, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Uniquely identifying a RPI through a physical connection
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Uniquely identifying a RPI through a physical connection

Sorry the title is probably a mess... hard to put this into a few words... but i am working on a project where i'd like to physically connect a RPI ether through serial or rj45 or any other method, and then be able to know exactly where that RPI has been physically connected to (i guess there needs...
by sofortune
Wed May 13, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Uniquely identifying a RPI through a physical connection
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Uniquely identifying a RPI through a physical connection

bensimmo wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 6:17 am
if it was via ethernet, you would know which wire is where and the port on the switch would give you the ID of the location.
Yeah.. this was one idea. We would need a 2 layer switch for this right?
by sofortune
Wed May 13, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Uniquely identifying a RPI through a physical connection
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Uniquely identifying a RPI through a physical connection

Sorry the title is probably a mess... hard to put this into a few words... but i am working on a project where i'd like to physically connect a RPI ether through serial or rj45 or any other method, and then be able to know exactly where that RPI has been physically connected to (i guess there needs ...
by sofortune
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Counting button presses from multiple unique buttons
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Counting button presses from multiple unique buttons

Hope this is the right place to post this. I am working on a project and am looking to see if it can be addressed with RPI. We have a factory that has something like 20 "stations", but we change the machines that go into each station depending on what we are making. I would like to have a ...
by sofortune
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: High temperature recording
Replies: 2
Views: 514

High temperature recording

Hi, I work in an industry which uses a lot of heat presses which we need to measure the temperature and pressure of every hour. I was wondering is there any kind of spring loaded threaded probe which could be threaded into one of the surfaces of the heat press so that when the press comes down it ta...
by sofortune
Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: What's using my disk space?
Replies: 1
Views: 9741

What's using my disk space?

I have been using my rpi as a headless downloader running CP, NZBdrone, and nzbget for a some time now. The OS is running of of a 32GB USB flash drive, and usually when there are no downloads taking place, there's about 4.7GB of disk space used. Recently I checked the used disk pace and it's up to 7...
by sofortune
Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi crashing intermittently
Replies: 1
Views: 863

Pi crashing intermittently

Hi everyone, hoping i could get some help from you guys here. My Pi crashes intermittently but I can't figure out why... i've looked at the logs but can't really make sense of all of it. If it matters, my Pi boots to USB. It seems like it rebooted at 3:17, but I have no idea why either. The log entr...

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