Category: Hardware

MARS helicopter “Ingenuity” runs GNU Linux :)
24.02.2021

“Linux has made it to Mars” “The Red Planet runs on Linux” (src: theverge.com) just hope the #Perseverence Mars rover ain’t running Windows 🙈 (then it is lost already X-D) it will start a flight in the next 2-3 months […]

LibreBoot – (how to mount luks2 encrypted volume) LVM encrypted volumes needs correct CMOS clock time – Volume Group not found – failed to read int token error parsing metadata
03.12.2020

to recover the data: how to mount luks2 encrypted volume possibility: remove harddisk, attach to sata2usb adapter, then mount on different machine like this: # unlock encrypted harddisk udisksctl unlock -b /dev/sdb5 udisksctl mount -b /dev/mapper/ubuntu–vg-root Mounted /dev/dm-1 at /media/dpm/e8cf82c0-f0a3-41b3-ab28-1f9d23fcfa72 […]

Freetz Alternative Firmware for Older FritzBoxes
17.08.2020

JavaScript can compromise the user’s network devices! pretty evil are devices/routers with security problems, that can be exploited from javascript. so basically opening a webpage with a browser that has javascript enabled (which most browsers have) might scan the user’s […]

Odroid H2 as ventilator cooling ventilation airmachine
13.08.2020

finally summer and climate change have both reached Europe and had several weeks of 30 C straight… without ventilation, anything above 30 is just “too much to think” (so maybe the brain CPU also would need active cooling?) of course […]

games and AI all need GPUs – first Open Source RISCV GPU – userbenchmark “internet connectivity failed” – GPU Benchmark – Tensor Flow GPU and Artificial Intelligence Deep Learning and OpenAI
30.12.2019

apologize! games = windows, still ? (although there are 6000 steam games running on linux) the very first “Open Source GPU” is in the making: https://www.crowdsupply.com/libre-risc-v/m-class “The Libre RISC-V M-Class is a RISC-V chip that is libre-licensed to the bedrock. […]

another reason NOT to use wireless keyboards
27.10.2019

“In the popular series of wireless keyboards Fujitsu LX390 found two dangerous vulnerabilities. According to researchers from the company SySS, exploitation of vulnerabilities allows nearby attackers to “spy” passwords entered on the keyboard, or even to seize control of the […]

building a riscv pc – riscv fedora emulator in javascript in browser
08.10.2019

RISC-V hardware would definitely recommend to support this project.: if one has little money: https://www.crowdsupply.com/sifive/hifive1-rev-b ($60) with massive amounts of money… https://www.crowdsupply.com/sifive/hifive-unleashed ($1000) + https://www.crowdsupply.com/microsemi/hifive-unleashed-expansion-board ($2000) one can even build one’s own risc-v pc: (one can only hope that mass production […]

quantum computing and a universe wide wireless communication network faster than the speed of light
12.08.2019

Why is quantum computing important: optimization Update: Google claims to have reached quantum supremacy The tech giant unveiled its x-quantum computer chip Bristlecone in March 2018 (src: cnet) original nasa paper: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19lv8p1fB47z1pEZVlfDXhop082Lc-kdD/view book: https://deepai.org/machine-learning/researcher/eleanor-g-rieffel https://www.amazon.com/Quantum-Computing-Introduction-Engineering-Computation/dp/0262015064 Scott’s Supreme Quantum Supremacy FAQ! […]