Blog articles tagged beaglebone


Boat (27) 
Not the Boat (12) 


Recent articles

25 Apr 2017

Ubuntu 16.10 LXC host on ZFS Root, with EFI and Time Machine

Still completely unrelated to boats, but I needed somewhere to put this. Here is a blow-by-blow guide to installing a minimal Ubuntu 16.10 to a ZFS root, booted from EFI, which as used as a LXC host to act as an Apple "Time Machine" destination.
mike 25 Apr 2017 at 17:20
14 Mar 2017

How to connect any serial device to the internet

A completely generic script that will proxy serial devices over HTTP, turning USB-things into internet-things.
mike 14 Mar 2017 at 23:00
26 May 2016

The Boat Computer: a tragedy in six parts

This article is 500 words of rant, covering in excruciating detail the five computers I destroyed or discarded before settling on a sixth that actually works - a Raspberry Pi 3 with some UUGear hubs. Likely nothing of interest here unless you're installing a low-power computer in a vehicle and need lots of USB devices.
mike 26 May 2016 at 13:06
26 Sep 2013

Managing the GPIO pins on a BeagleBone black

A quick perl script to dump the state of the GPIO pins on a Beaglebone Black.
mike 26 Sep 2013 at 14:30