Found this helpful video in my Google+ Stream this morning and I thought I would share it here as well.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Here's some info for those interested in setting up a Motorola Lapdock to work with the Raspberry Pi. This is extremely easy to set up and should work without the need for any hardware modifications. I used the Atrix Lapdock, which can be found between $50 and $100 on various websites. I used the Debian Squeeze image from the Raspberry Pi downloads section. I haven't had luck with Arch Linux ARM.
~Motorola Lapdock (Atrix works)
~1 USB Male to Micro USB Male cable (Standard cell phone cable)
~1 USB 2.0 A female to Micro USB B female adapter cable FF
~1 Micro HDMI Type D Female to Micro HDMI Type D ~Female Connector Adapter Gold
~1 USB Male to USB Male cable *You will need to open this cable and cut the red 5 volt wire*
~1 MICRO HDMI to HDMI cable
*Please note, my Micro USB and Micro HDMI ports are reversed on my Lapdock due to a previous modification unrelated to the Raspberry Pi. Yours should work out of the box, without any modifications to the Lapdock.
|Slice open the USB Male to USB Male cable and cut the red, 5 volt wire. Tape closed using electrical tape.|
|Connect the USB Male to USB Male cable to the Lapdock|
|Connect the Micro USB end of the USB to Micro USB cable into the Micro USB power port of the Raspberry Pi|
|Make sure your SD card and Ethernet cable are connected, then open your Lapdock to power on your Raspberry Pi!|
Sound through HDMIOnce your logged into Debain Squeeze, you will need to edit config.txt and set hdmi_drive=2
Step 1: Enter command sudo nano /boot/config.txt
Step 2: Enter hdmi_drive=2
Step 3: Press Control-x
Step 4: Press y
Step 5: Press [enter]
Step 6: Enter: sudo modprobe snd_bcm2835
Credit veryevil from RaspberryPi forum
I used a Netgear wg111v2 adapter plugged into one of the Lapdock's USB ports. I used this guide as a reference, but obviously my adapter is different. The Debian Squeeze image has the drivers for the wg111v2 adapter preinstalled.
Americanizing the Raspberry Pi - Rohan Kapoor
I made a Raspberry Pi Laptop - Raspberry Pi forum
This blog will be updated frequently, with more pictures, instructions and links to come!