[Discussion] Tangleball RepRap
Gary.Tolley at cubic.com
Wed Mar 16 10:30:09 NZDT 2011
On 16/03/11 10:14, Tolley, Gary wrote:
> Last night we tried minicom, also tried RepSnapper, but couldn't get
> that to run due to dependency issues.
> Immediately as I got hom, I plugged it all in and ran the RepRap host,
> reporting no errors, and comms were just fine.
It ran, identifying and assigning a com port to it /ttyUSB0, yet no data
> I reckon we will need a working RepRap on the day, hopes were to print
> out whistles for people to take home, and maybe add it to their
> emergency kits.
Good idea. I'll tune up the whistle model :)
> Vik, you mentioned last week about donating a Darwin, assuming we can
> get that set up early, we can have that running at least.
No electronics on it at present, sorry. It had the old PIC hardware on
it and I sort of got half way through upgrading it.
No problem, we can still have it there on the open day, as more of a
discussion element showing the improvements from Darwin to Mendel. We
can sort out electronics at a later date.
> I will pass by Tangleball tonight after work, to try out any other
> Is GcDump a complete package, that can work on Ubuntu?
It's a simple single binary command line utility (source available of
course) that runs fine on Ubuntu, Red Hat, OLPC whatever.
Cheers, will look into it.
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