[RndTbl] Awwwwww. Raspberry Pi?

Wyatt Zacharias wyatt at magitech.ca
Tue Jan 29 21:27:55 CST 2013

If you're up for an attempt at fixing it yourself, there's a quick write-up

Otherwise, if you're looking for a raspberry pi, Active Electronics sells
them locally, (located at Century and St. Matthews)
and Allied Electronics (http://alliedelec.com) sells them online. They're
$50 local, and $35 online plus shipping.

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 8:47 PM, Kevin McGregor
<kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com>wrote:

> The "Awwwwwww" part: I think my SheevaPlug is dead. It stopped responding
> to SSH (or, well, ping), and when I tried connecting via the funky
> USB/serial port, my PC doesn't even detect that the SheevaPlug is plugged
> in, let alone attempt a connection via PuTTY. Note: the power light comes
> on steady, as do both the green and amber lights on the Ethernet port.
> So, what are my options?
> 1. Maybe it's the power supply. These ones are known for going bad. Anyone
> want to try to fix it? Hey -- that would be a cool presentation: Fix a
> SheevaPlug PS in real-time and see if we can get the thing to boot! Okay,
> maybe not.
> 2. Buy another SheevaPlug? Too expensive for my budget.
> 3. Buy a Raspberry Pi? Can you get them locally? Or order them online from
> a reputable Canadian supplier?
> Discuss.
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