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| name = Hamming <!-- Name of the item. -->
 
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| model = VIA EPIA <!-- Model -->
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| model = Raspberry Pi 2 <!-- Model -->
 
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| owner = LHS <!-- Provide a link to owners members page if other than LHS -->
 
| owner = LHS <!-- Provide a link to owners members page if other than LHS -->
| origin = Aden <!-- If via pledge, please link to the completed pledge page on the wiki -->
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| origin = Yvanj <!-- If via pledge, please link to the completed pledge page on the wiki -->
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Hamming is an x86-processor based VIA EPIA based system donated by [[User:Aden]]. It is old and was once doorbot. It ideally could be replaced with a modern Raspberry Pi 2 or Beaglebone Black.  
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Hamming is a Raspberry Pi 2.  Hamming was named after [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Hamming Richard Hamming] who invented the Hamming Code, the Hamming window, Hamming numbers, sphere-packing (or Hamming bound), and the Hamming distance.
  
It is running the daemons for the  [[Project:Notification_Board| notification board]] , [[Orange_led_strips]] and [[Project:Infotec_displays|National Rail clock]] - these are all connected to a powered USB hub.  
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It used to run a the daemons for the  [[Project:Notification_Board|Notification Board]].
  
It's also connected to some speakers so it can do the doorbot-sounds (historically GLaDOS voices) as well but this has been broken and out of use for a long time.  
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At 447 Hackney Road, Hamming previously ran the [[Orange_led_strips| Orange LED Strip Moving Sign]] and [[Project:Infotec_displays|National Rail clock]] connected via a powered USB hub. The Raspberry Pi 2 hardware was kindly donated by [[User:Yvanj]]
  
Hamming has 2 x hard drives in RAID1 - it has had the 'ticking drive sound of death' so this is likely a very good thing.
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It now runs voice announcers and doorbell at Ujima House.
 
 
Useful note for crashes / restarts etc - run
 
  export AUDIODEV=hw:0,0
 
before rebooting listeners.sh or PulseAudio won't work.
 
 
 
 
 
===Hamming-Replacement===
 
 
 
[[User:Yvanj|Yvan]] was kind enough to purchase a Raspberry Pi 2 as a replacement for Hamming. It is running Ubuntu MATE (a nice prepackaged spin) and we installed almost all of the same packages from Hamming onto Hamming-Replacement.
 
 
 
We're hoping to use a PoE power adapter for remote power management of Hamming-Replacement but retain the powered USB hub for the various serial devices. This will be a much more flexible, power efficient system with less moving parts.
 
 
 
Documentation on the 'moving bits' will be forthcoming.
 

Revision as of 18:05, 2 December 2019

Hamming
Hackspace Unknown.png
Model Raspberry Pi 2
Sub-category Systems
Status Under construction
Last updated 21 October 2021 19:53:19
Consumables Unknown
Accessories Unknown
Training requirement Unknown
Training link Unknown
ACnode No
Owner LHS
Origin Yvanj
Location Ground floor, middle room
Maintainers

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Hamming is a Raspberry Pi 2. Hamming was named after Richard Hamming who invented the Hamming Code, the Hamming window, Hamming numbers, sphere-packing (or Hamming bound), and the Hamming distance.

It used to run a the daemons for the Notification Board.

At 447 Hackney Road, Hamming previously ran the Orange LED Strip Moving Sign and National Rail clock connected via a powered USB hub. The Raspberry Pi 2 hardware was kindly donated by User:Yvanj

It now runs voice announcers and doorbell at Ujima House.