X86 Hardware issues (Graphics, WiFi, Onboard Sound, external DACs, Disks, BIOS/UEFI Boot problems etc.)

Yeah well, 3040 was the original idea but prices are just going up. Then this one popped up just around the corner from me and the whole thing turned to game of “how low can you go” :slight_smile:

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Its really good?? I can buy one with 8GB disk for about 20 euro. Is It much better than my Optiplex FX160 for use with Volumio??

It’s running circles around that Optiplex with an added bonus of 2-3 W idle consumtion

yes they are.
Booting is a bit slower then a rPi4, but navigation goes much smoother compared to a rPi4.

Yes, I sold around 60 of them pre-configured for a community-friendly price.
Not to make money, and didn’t loose any either.
Not had one negative remark about performance.
In case you need info re. installation, just let me know.

The same is on Optiplex, boot few minutes but after start works nice and smoth.

I bought it. Previous owner use it with Debian 11.8.

Is it works with HDMI LCD and USB DAC’a like Pi??

I use Optiplex only as terminal and use with Android app.

If you have an DP to HDMI adapter…
Yes used it with a Pro-Ject prebox S2 Digital, Topping E30II, E50 and DX3Pro+

It is not a problem. Thank you .

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Yes, linux only has one driver for all usb dacs.
Our current x86 usb audio driver contains quirks for all officially supported standard usb and DSD-capable usb devices, plus a few dsd-capable ones we selected on top of that.

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Last question. My new 3040 has Azurewave AW-CM389MA WiFi card. Does it have volumio support ??

Lucky you!
Yes, I added support for the Marvell chip a while ago.
I think there are now a few members using a Wyse 3040 with it.

Today I was read that it was not in all 3040.

Now I’m lucky.

@eMCZe Some cheaper wlan devices cannot scan while in ap (hotspot) mode.
In case this is true for the AW-CM389MA, then you will need to disable the hotspot first before you see your wireless network(s).

I will check it tomorrow after pick up 3040 and give you know.

Ok, let me know.

I have one with original WiFi inside and one extra WiFi for test outside. Give you know how it work.

Time to test

Hello friends!
Can you tell me? I have installed volumio on my laptop.
When booting up, only the command line interface is displayed.
So how does it display the window interface on that screen?
Thanks a lot!
Note: Connecting from another device is still the normal window interface.
Volumio 3 Issues?

Please see: Volumio 3 issues: hints and solutions before posting a new issue.
(You’ll need to cut and paste the link)

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Please read the first post.

Ok… few days after I can show that:

Like @gkkpch said Volumio has driver for Azurwave. It works good, WiFi has better signal than Pi. BT too.

I tested with both. Azurvae with original card and the same with added card (I bought new antenna)

Today I need second Wyse3040 because now I have one with two working Azurwave module :upside_down_face:

AIfter start I saw WiFi HotSpot and WiFi Network to connect. I didn’t have to turn off HotSpot, I only choose WiFi Network and connect. Now HotSpot is still turn on but is not visible. I have only my WiFi Network.