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Missing Android manual

March 11th, 2018 No comments

We all got Android devices without a proper manual so here are some basics I have learned over time…

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How to boot Windows partition virtually under KVM with UEFI firmware

March 5th, 2018 4 comments

It is actually quite easy to boot Windows virtualized using KVM. But to properly use the UEFI bootloader, suitable QEMU arguments are required. Here is a lightly commented QEMU command I use to boot virtual Windows 10 I have on a separate partition.

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RC5 device addressees and commands are partly “standardized”

March 5th, 2018 No comments

During my attempt to program an Atmel micro-controller to act as a remote controller sending RC5 commands, the original remote suddenly stopped sending the correct Standby code to the device and I noticed device ID part of the RC5 frame has changed from 0x10 into 0x11. I accidentally switched the original remote to a mode for a different type of appliance! I realized that after I found a nice PDF from Freescale semiconductor showing a table with common device IDs and command IDs.

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