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Chromecast 5GHz connection issues with DD-WRT

I own Chomecast, as most of people who want to stream stuff to their TV.

Recently I upgraded my routers firmware to DD-WRT and configured it how I wanted.

2.4 GHz with mixed mode and 5 GHz with just N mode, which was my whole issue as chromecast no longer could connect to that access point.

Once it was switched to NA-Mixed all started working again.

Posted in Linux, Tutorials/Tips

Orange Pi One TorrentBox with WDMyCloud – headless configuration

I have WDMyCloud NAS which stores most of my downloaded media and data, it is good device which has been working just fine for over 3 years. At the moment it is used to store torrents and seed them.

Recently I have gotten my hands on Orange Pi One which is practically Raspberry Pi from China, what can I say, I already own all of Raspberry which were released, sold first one, second one integrated to the Audi A4 B6 and RNS-E, third is attached to the official 7″ screen with RetroPie, and zero is in Pi GRRL Zero…. yes, sometimes I have too much time for this kind of stuff.

Third Pi is a bit overkill for torrentbox, zero would require Ethernet adapter (not a big deal, have it, but for some reason under heavy network load Zero just throws Kernel Panic), but this this Orange Pi One has what is needed and has terrible support and updates, so why not dump it as TorrentBox and leave it working. Continue reading “Orange Pi One TorrentBox with WDMyCloud – headless configuration”