[ubuntu-uk] Looking for SheevaPlug

Chris Rowson christopherrowson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 11:43:48 UTC 2011


> > ...
> > Perhaps not powerful enough, but have you considered using something like
> a
> > Linksys WRT54GL and OpenWRT?
>
> That is a very interesting idea.  I need a serial or usb port to talk
> to the weather station (a LaCrosse WS2300).  The WRTSL54GS has a usb
> port, but there don't seem to be many of them about.
>
> The standard routers do have an onboard serial port I think, but one
> has to hack the hardware to make it accessible.
>
> Colin
>
>
There is a tutorial here:
http://andrey.mikhalchuk.com/2008/10/23/how-to-add-serial-interface-to-wrt54gl-router.html

I guess it depends how far you want to go with it? You can pick up these
routers pretty cheaply nowadays.

Let us know how you get on if you decide to go for it!

Chris
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