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Turn your Linksys router into an RC truck...

Post by Void Main » Thu Aug 25, 2005 10:50 am


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Post by ZiaTioN » Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:04 pm

LOL...

That is a pretty cool project. Waist of money but a cool project none the less. However the choice of using VB was a poor choice. :-(

If it work it works, I just have an extreme disliking for VB.

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Post by Void Main » Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:19 pm

If I had saw the VB piece I never would have posted it since it's nothing I can use anyway. The thing is the router itself is all Linux (OpenWRT, which is what I run on my two WRT54Gs). Controlling it would be trivial in any language. Of course it wouldn't be VB if I did it since I don't have any Windows machines. I can't imaging it taking more than a few minutes to come up with something to control it though.

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Post by Jenda » Fri Aug 26, 2005 12:46 pm

That's cool.
Kinda reminds me of:
http://jpbrown.i8.com/cubesolver.html

It's a pity these people waste their time on stuff like this, while they could be using it to switch to Linux and learn a helluvalot about it - even help develop eventually. (Sorry. I just can't get over the fact that this person actually USED Windows)

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Post by Tux » Fri Aug 26, 2005 1:32 pm

Jenda wrote:That's cool.
Kinda reminds me of:
http://jpbrown.i8.com/cubesolver.html

Sweet!
Perhaps even cooler than the RC car.
worker201 will love this.

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Post by worker201 » Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:49 pm

Already shared it with my Lego forum!

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Post by xyle_one » Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:52 pm

That is too cool!

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Post by Jenda » Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:54 am

Big Lego fan?

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Post by worker201 » Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:27 pm

Yeah. Big models, big collection.

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Post by Jenda » Mon Aug 29, 2005 1:20 pm

Sweet. I used to be a fan, but that passion gave way to others.

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Post by worker201 » Mon Aug 29, 2005 3:15 pm

I think that futzing around with different ways to connect Lego bricks to produce a complex model probably helps with Linux and my concurrent introductions to C and Perl. In other people, anyway - certainly not in me!

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