Booting FreeBSD from USB

I have (again) changed disk layout on my NAS. I have got a PATA SSD on which I need to install and boot FreeBSD. I hope this can save me som electicity (the non SSD can spin down). And of course it will give me some speed. First get the newest boot image for USB sticks:  FreeBSD-9.1-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img Write it to the USB stick (mounted in the FreeBSD box: [jesper@tranquil ~]$ sudo dd if=FreeBSD-9.1-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img of=/dev/da0 bs=64k 11732+1 records in 11732+1 records

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Replacing Ford 6000CD RDS EON

The radio in our Ford Mondeo reported a strange code: “RICP”. This happened every time you tried to turn up the volume. In the manuals this is described to be a mode the radio can be in, if there is a read panel for controlling the radio. Only – there is no such panel in our Mondeo 🙂 So after searching a lot and asking a lot of people, the conclusion is – the radio is broken. 🙁 I found

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Installing pygame on my Mac

I have a MacBook Air running Mountain Lion (10.9). I also have a RaspberryPi that I want to use as a digital picture frame (along with a monitor – of course). My choice of digital picture frame software is – home brew pygame – running from the console on the RaspberryPi. On the RPi I get pygame with a rasbian image. On the Mac I have to install it by myself. I found a fine guide on pygame.org. Here is

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