[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Tue Nov 11 15:06:52 CST 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 02:49:29PM -0600, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 03:40:07PM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > Interesting -- my wife has been after me for some time to put a terminal
> > in the kitchen for recipes etc.  We just haven't come across any
> > suitable hardware for the purpose, *especially* given the insane lack of
> > space in our current kitchen (temporary-turned-indefinite living
> > quarters in a smallish, oldish doublewide trailer).
> I picture a modest flat panel flush mounted in a cupboard door, with an
> ultra small machine tucked into the back of the cupboard.  The panel
> should be touch sensitive, with a small mic in one corner, and a small
> IR port (or two) for wireless keyboard and talking to a handhelp
> machine.

I actually figured on something like maybe a SunRay and a flat screen.  I
have a Mr. Coffee on top of the gun safe upon which I have vague plans
to some day perform the X-terminal hack, if I can come up with an LCD or
other flat-panel monitor to use with it.

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