Subject: Re: options "BLINK" in config file for kernel?
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From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/18/1999 13:41:05
[ On Mon, January 18, 1999 at 10:05:26 (-0700), Herb Peyerl wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: options "BLINK" in config file for kernel?
> Once, a long time ago, someone did a parallel-port based led-bank and
> tweaks to 386bsd to make them do stuff... I built one, hooked it up
> and started tweaking drivers and found it helpful; especially given
> how unstable 386bsd was...
Most older suns already have a bank of LEDs, but yes a generic "hardware
status monitor driver" that could drive these or a parallel port either
from other driver hooks or user-land would be really cool. Modern
computers don't have near enough blink'n lights!
Greg A. Woods
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