Category: Open Source

  • Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt3

    Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt3

    Short-form notes on rebuilding the MooresCloud Holiday Lights from scratch and making the lights work. This is part 3/3, it covers building the fresh OS onto a memory card. You will need: A set of the lights with serial port access (from part 1) The flattened devicetree blob imx23-holiday.dtb created in part 2 A Linux […]

  • Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt2

    Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt2

    Short-form notes on rebuilding the MooresCloud Holiday Lights from scratch and making the lights work. This is part 2/3, it covers building a custom devicetree blob for the Holiday. You will need: A computer running Ubuntu or ‘Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10’ (other Linux variants will work, and probably macOS too, but I haven’t […]

  • Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt1

    Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt1

    Short-form notes on rebuilding the MooresCloud Holiday Lights from scratch and making the lights work. This is part 1/3, it covers getting access to the memory card and serial port. You will need: A set of the lights #1 Phillips screwdriver A strip of 3 0.1″ header pins or socket (cut up a 40-pin strip) […]

  • Why I love free software

    Why do I love thee free software? Let me count the ways…