Gaming

Building RetroArch

If you are looking for a frontend to game emulators, you can try RetroArch. It has been ported to the ODROID-XU4 family of Single Board Computers (SBC’s). You can follow the steps below to install and use it on your system.  ▶

NTP server
Linux

Creating an NTP Server Using GPS/PPS

You can build your own Network Time Protocol (NTP) server using GPS and PPS on your ODROID. This system gives you very accurate time which can be very useful for specific use cases. As a result, our local server can have a very accurate time with less than 10 microseconds of tolerance.  ▶

ODROID-XU4

Liquid Cooling Part 1 – Cluster

After finding some small 15x15x5mm heatsinks, I decided to create an ODROID cluster using water cooling in order to reduce its temperature and noise. I started with a single ODROID-XU4 to see if the small heatsinks were powerful enough to distribute heat away from the board.  ▶