Subject: Re: Griffin "powermate" driver...
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/22/2002 23:32:00
On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Peter Seebach wrote:
# In message <200201230636.g0N6aTG09567@ginger.cmf.nrl.navy.mil>, Ken Hornstein w
# >>Anyway, I will likely try to produce a driver for it; anyone interested, let
# >>me know so I can have some motivation. :)
# >I saw that thing and thought it would be cool to have a NetBSD driver for it;
# >I say "go for it".
# Cool. Well, it's ordered, I'll see what I can do when it shows up. :)
# Considering that the protocol doc is all of a page and a half, I don't think
# it'll be too tough.
# I was thinking of a load monitor: load average 0-1 == gradually brighter,
# higher than that does load average in Hz. It'd be fun to watch it
# getting more and more frantic during "build.sh". :)
Yeah, and then you go into a feedback loop in which the load increases
because more cycles are being dedicated to pulsing the LED...
...or can you offload that to the powermate?
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