Linux on a smaller scale

Brian Fahrlander brian at
Fri May 4 04:04:27 UTC 2007

debiani386 wrote:
>>      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'.
> --cj

     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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