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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
06 May 2012

Bambilight – a cheap bluetooth Ambilight clone

This is my TV. I hate cables, so when I was planning this I routed all the cables I'd ever need behind the wall. HDMI, TV Aerial, speaker, ethernet, and a power socket. I forgot to route USB. If I want to use an Atmolight this is a problem. Lights behind the TV that change color require a cable to the computer. They also require a power supply and, apparently, quite an ex...
mike 06 May 2012 at 15:26
31 Jan 2012

Bluetooth, Teensy and Linux

Notes on integrating a BTM400-6B Bluetooth module from ebay, with a Teensy 2.0. The bluetooth module is currently USD$7. Here's what I did: Soldered the Bluetooth module to the breakout board supplied by the vendor. This breaks out GND, 5V, Tx, Rx, PIO8/State (wired to a status led on the board) and PIO11/Key - when this is high the board is in "command mode", when it's low it...
mike 31 Jan 2012 at 15:26