Linux on a smaller scale
brian at fahrlander.net
Fri May 4 04:04:27 UTC 2007
>> No interface? /bin/bash isn't an interface? :)
>> I plan to use gpsd for reading the GPS and storing breadcrumbs, and
>> serving the GPS coords across the net. I also want it to read some
>> voltages so it's aware of battery limitations, temperatures, etc,
>> reading some switches (like the one on the door) and to communicate with
>> a couple of LCD panels on serial lines. It doesn't need to do anything
>> with media; that's another machine.
>> I'd *like* it to use X, but it's really not necessary...
> sorry, i meant to say 'user interface'.
Yeah, that's going to be some shell-script using lcdproc, using
some kind of LCD-thing. There are some good ones out there.
I'll have to check those minimum specs again...
Have you tried anything like this? I used to write C or embedded
controllers, but somneone else wrote the OS, and that was 1989. :)
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