Difference between revisions of "RPi End-user FAQ"

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! Will It Run?
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| A piece of software
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| I want more RAM and a faster CPU .
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| To oexpensive
| '''First, look below and replace "game" with "my software" .''' If it is  open source , why don't you TEST IT YOURSELF : <br>
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| 35 $ , remember , more important : takes too much time to design.
Get the development VM , the  software source code, <br> compile in scratchbox,run in scratchbox and qemu :<br>  If it works it'll work on the pi , but perhaps slower.  
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| Will it run Windows (8) ?
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| No.
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| Technical limitations , money and time.
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| Where can I add RAM ?
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| Nowhere. It's impossible. The RAM is in the main chip.
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| And there is no support for adding DIMM Slots. You may use swap .
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| Why is there no PCI and eSATA ?
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| Cost. Nearly no ARM chips have PCI , either.
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| Products with eSATA exist - they can cost 100 $ upwards.
 
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=Reasons=
 
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== "A" Company should create product XY for the Raspberry Pi==
 
== "A" Company should create product XY for the Raspberry Pi==

Revision as of 17:18, 15 April 2012

FAQ

Question Answer Reason
I want more RAM and a faster CPU . To oexpensive 35 $ , remember , more important : takes too much time to design.
Will it run Windows (8) ? No. Technical limitations , money and time.
Where can I add RAM ? Nowhere. It's impossible. The RAM is in the main chip. And there is no support for adding DIMM Slots. You may use swap .
Why is there no PCI and eSATA ? Cost. Nearly no ARM chips have PCI , either. Products with eSATA exist - they can cost 100 $ upwards.

Reasons

"A" Company should create product XY for the Raspberry Pi