EPIC WIN - Hardware

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cruonit
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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

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vicmarcal wrote:What about creating an app that can be downloaded from ReactOS Apps Manager, that could be run inside ReactOS, and that sends to a server the Specs of the hardware?
Just an idea
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/page/download_id

someone should test the apps, i am short with time now - have to move pokit to a new hosting and i am working on the rewrite.

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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

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cruonit wrote:but if this is not very important for ROS i will skip it.
Of course its important! debugging is not just important , but critical for any development project, not only ROS ;)

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fred02
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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

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cruonit wrote:
vicmarcal wrote:What about creating an app that can be downloaded from ReactOS Apps Manager, that could be run inside ReactOS, and that sends to a server the Specs of the hardware?
Just an idea
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/page/download_id
Here is some more: http://rh-software.com/ , http://devel.no-ip.org/mirrors/members. ... nloads.htm , http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?id=9
I agree with cruonit, there is dozens of system info apps, no need to write our own, or at least not a full blown one, just the glue to send the results to the Website. We need to check carefully the licence agreement for the apps though, as some of them are freeware for personal use, and I'm not sure that massively collecting data on a Web site qualify as "home/personal" use. IANAL

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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

Post by milon »

If we have an application in Rapps that examines hardware, we need to have some way of making it generally available (ie. post the link on the site). Users who have hardware that ROS does not run on can then use the application in Windows/WINE and report a failure with a given hardware combination.

timmay2019
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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

Post by timmay2019 »

Hi guys, I managed to get ROS r60196 to install and boot on a Compaq Presario V2000. I'll need to install the drivers and see about getting the trackpad to work. Now I can get ROS to install on real hardware, YAY.

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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

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timmay2019 wrote:Hi guys, I managed to get ROS r60196 to install and boot on a Compaq Presario V2000. I'll need to install the drivers and see about getting the trackpad to work. Now I can get ROS to install on real hardware, YAY.
\o/

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Re: EPIC WIN - Hardware

Post by Frontier »

gonzoMD wrote:
vicmarcal wrote:What about creating an app that can be downloaded from ReactOS Apps Manager, that could be run inside ReactOS, and that sends to a server the Specs of the hardware?
Just an idea
+1
So, like, did this happen?

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