Archive for March, 2018

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 No 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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