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Re: NetBSD, rPi and e-ink readers

On Mon, 16 Aug 2021 at 11:28, Tobias Nygren <tnn%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:18:12 +0100
> Ottavio Caruso <ottavio2006-usenet2012%yahoo.com@localhost> wrote:
> > 1) Off topic: can a Raspberry Pi  use an e-ink reader (a proper
> > one, like Kindle reader or Kobo, _non_ a tablet) at all as a screen/monitor?
> > I've seen some documentation but it's not convincing and it's pretty
> > much Linux-based.
> >
> > 2) If 1=true, can it be done on NetBSD?
> If the reader has a full-featured web browser you could use something
> like Apache Guachamole to export a screen to it. If it allows 3rd party
> android apps you could just install a native VNC client apk.
> Side note: many of the cheap chinese readers out there are based
> on Rockchip RK3026 and similar. Could probably boot NetBSD natively
> with some work, but display panel documentation/support is a challenge.

@Tobias and Robert,

Thanks but I am not interested in booting NetBSD from the reader. I
only want to use the reader as a screen for the rpi.

Ottavio Caruso

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