Friday, May 26, 2006

Oh man, the sbc is finally back on the web. I lost the dyndns password and had to create a new account.

address port ??

Sunday, May 21, 2006


Andy Duvall of created the above logo for VisualHearing. After five minutes, I felt like it had been the logo all along!

Sunday, May 14, 2006


Had a great conversation with Erik Olsen of, creator of baudline. Eick expressed an interest in the integration of VisualHearing with baudline. He also pointed out xgl and the Kororaa live cd. The xgl desktop allowes you to set the transperancy on each window. This seems like a great way to overlay different visualizations.

Here is an archetecture that may work with this in mind.

/- Vis1
/-- Vis2
source ---> baudline ---> server < ---Vis3
\-- Vis4
\- Vis5

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Got date - local too


The ntpdate syncs the datetime but it displays in UTC format. To show the local date use

Choose America
Choose New_York

This is the default timezone for the machine. Individual user can customize ther time zone using

TZ='America/Denver'; export TZ

.profile is good place to put the above commands


Monday, May 01, 2006

SD card partition, filesystem

Created two ( one to used as DOS, other ext2) partitions
fdisk /dev/sdcard1/disc0/disc

Create ext2 filesystem
mke2fs /dev/sdcard1/disc0/part2

Mount is having problem , giving error
EXT2-fs: blocksize too small for device.


It looks like, you can not create ext2 filesystem more than 512 MB on the SD card. Split into two and works


1 Gig sd card plugged in.

Shyama got a 1Gig card for the second sd slot. The new card was found on reboot but not mounted. I guess we need an entry in /etc/fstab??