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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
08 Aug 2016

Simple DIY Super-Capacitor UPS

In which the author describes the ad-hoc manufacture of a small device with no supporting calculations and parts sourced from an unknown supply chain, charging it with enough electrical power to start a good size fire and then walking away, congratulating himself that he has come in under budget.
mike 08 Aug 2016 at 17:30
05 Jul 2015

Electrics, part 1 of ∞

Design Overview I gather there are two approaches to boat electrics, minimal and complex. It's fair to say I've gone for complex. I had several goals at the start of this project. I want to be able to get as much data as possible in an open format and crunch it. At the time that meant NMEA0183, as the protocol was easy to work with (and extend) with relatively ...
mike 05 Jul 2015 at 23:20