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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
31 Mar 2015

LiFePo4 battery

This article is turning into a bit of a long story. It was originally published on 31st March 2015, but there are lots of updates since then. Check the bottom for new content. Latest update is 7th September 2015 Part of the fun here is playing with new technologies, which includes Lithium Batteries. As any fule know those are the ones that explode, are horrendously expe...
mike 31 Mar 2015 at 01:06