In a previous article, I described how to install a DS3231 real-time clock (RTC) in Raspbian Jessie – the following is an updated set of instructions for Stretch.
If you use a Raspberry Pi, one feature you may not be aware of is that it has a hardware watchdog. When enabled and properly configured, if the system freezes up, the hardware watchdog will reset the system. That’s pretty convenient if you’re putting a Raspberry Pi somewhere remote, like a tower site. Here are […]
Updated version of this for Raspbian Stretch here. The Raspberry Pi is a great computing device at a great price – but to keep costs down, sacrifices had to be made. One of those sacrifices was a so-called “real-time clock” or RTC. Without one, the device forgets the time as soon as it’s powered down […]