[aprssig] Embeded LINUX display
vk4tec at people.net.au
Fri Feb 22 16:40:54 CST 2008
I can do away with the need for MySQL positions by just having flat files.
The filename could contain the object and the contents could store the
A groomer script would get rid of old files
On Saturday 23 February 2008 07:09:35 Michael Miller wrote:
> I think it really depends on how much you are willing to spend $$ and
> what your definition of embedded is.
> > My question is about embeded LINUX devices.
> Are you talking about a product like the Nokia N800 or a OEM Board?
> > They say they run LINUX, but what does this mean ?
> In the embedded Linux space usually you have a board with a processor
> ( ARM, PowerPC, Intel or MIPS ) running 50 to 500 Mhz low power ( runs
> off DC 12 VDC to 15 VDC). Again usually these boards run a stripped
> down Linux Kernel with only the modules and hardware / device driver
> support need for your board. You find some boards running UcLinux or
> BusyBox depending on the OEM board vendor support options for Linux.
> > Do they have the ability to run perl, MySQL and GD ?
> It depends on your toolchains for the embedded linux distribution you
> are using. If your using a distribution that uses glibc then you can
> run MySQL but due to limited memory and processor speed it is
> unfeasible IMHO. Have you looked at Sqlite for a SQL database engine?
> > Here is a sample of what I mean
> > http://tech-software.net/cdti.htm
> That is interesting what kind of receiver are you using and how are
> you connecting it to your computer? I.E. USB RS-232 serial?
> Mike Miller
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