PiFace Real Time Clock utility available

Rui Paulo rpaulo at me.com
Sun Nov 22 19:30:09 UTC 2015

On Wed, 2015-11-18 at 02:49 +0000, John Howie wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I just released on GitHub source for a utility that manipulates the
> PiFace Real Time Clock, available for the Raspberry Pi. I have tested
> it on FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT, running on a Raspberry Pi Model B 2. It
> should work on a Raspberry Pi B (original), and it might even work on
> 10.2-RELEASE (it requires I2C bus support).
> I will be doing some more testing and refining it in the coming days,
> but I invite anyone who wants to play around with it to do so. The
> repository is https://github.com/jhowie/FreeBSDPiFaceRTC.


> Even if you do not have a PiFace RTC you might want to pull the code,
> and in particular the I2CRoutines.[ch] files, as they contain a
> simplified means of interacting with I2C devices. The code currently
> supports devices with only 256 bytes of addressable memory. I will
> correct that in a future release.

Maybe this would've helped:


Rui Paulo

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