A very simple internet of things system to control lights and other stuff

In these days i’ve worked on how to create a system that allows me to turn on and off lights or appliances at home with minimal cost and complexity, and there it is: https://github.com/tizbac/IoTManager Each node (ESP-01 ESP8266) with nodemcu firmware and the init.lua script from esp8266 folder of my repository has two outputs and can … Read moreA very simple internet of things system to control lights and other stuff

Quick test of NVA3 series reclocking with nouveau and comparison with NVIDIA drivers

These months there has been a lot of work on reclocking support for NVA3 nvidia cards by Roy Spliet on the opensource nouveau drivers. Since i own a Geforce 210 GT i’ve decided to give it a try with some benchmark and the results are quite good The reclocking of these cards is still very … Read moreQuick test of NVA3 series reclocking with nouveau and comparison with NVIDIA drivers

Alcor UFD Controller Reverse engineering part 1 , querying info and decrypting the flash list shipped in AlcorMP tool

I’ve started that work because i want to port AlcorMP utility to Linux and to be able to use custom flash chips with these UFD chips, this utility called AlcorMP allows to do a lot of stuff , from checking flash integrity to programming the usb flash drive into a CD-Rom emulator. For who is … Read moreAlcor UFD Controller Reverse engineering part 1 , querying info and decrypting the flash list shipped in AlcorMP tool

Resurrecting QBell 39″ LCD LED TV as VGA display using an MT6820 board

I’ve got that TV to be trashed, because after some hours it won’t turn on anymore, first thing i’ve checked is the power supply which was fine. The original board is labeled “T.MSD309.B21B”, and apparently it is a chinese universal LVDS LCD driver board. So i’ve checked on ebay and that board is available , … Read moreResurrecting QBell 39″ LCD LED TV as VGA display using an MT6820 board

[AVANZATO] Installare OpenWRT sul router DSL2740B Revisione A1 , Utile anche per debrick

Premetto subito che le informazioni qui riportate sono per chi ha già una buona esperienza. Altra premessa è il fatto che non è detto che si possa far ritornare il router al suo stato di fabbrica dopo le modifiche descritte in questo articolo, se si vuole avere un punto di ripristino, eseguire prima di flashmem … Read more[AVANZATO] Installare OpenWRT sul router DSL2740B Revisione A1 , Utile anche per debrick