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EncinitasEmbedded

Member Since: March 16, 2010

Country: United States

  • Picked up one of the gen 2 boards today at a local shop. I was hesitant at first but grabbed it anyway. After watching a few videos on Intel's website I'm pretty blown away. Search for: Getting Started with the IntelĀ® Galileo Board Using Sparkfun's 3.3v FTDI board, I could telnet directly into the underlying Linux distribution. Plugged in a stray 16GB micro SD card and had ethernet, storage and pretty good memory available to a bunch of Arduino sketches. Pretty cool!

  • Great display. I have it running on Ubuntu Saucy 13.10 from armhf. The documentation only mentions Angstrom, Android and "others" - happy to see it working.

  • Yes, it works. I was using 2 standard XBEE's with the chip antenna and was not happy with the range. I decided to boost the transmit side with the XBEE Pro and leave the chip antenna on the receiver end. Simple swap and my range issues were solved.

  • I'm shocked people tried for 2 hours. I tried for about 15 minutes and gave up. I figured if I ever did get through to a single page I would grab the free money. The quiz seemed like a no-go with so much server load.
    Good idea, poor execution.

  • I also had problems with the new board being recognized in Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7. I was able to assign the drivers manually in the device manager.
    The error I saw during the automated process indicated that the driver was unsigned therefore Windows would not load it. I had ack the driver when Windows warned against while manually loading it.

No public wish lists :(