[SATLUG] HEB POS systems use Linux

Miguel Guhlin mguhlin at gmail.com
Sat Dec 26 15:36:11 CST 2009


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>
> Xmas eve I was at my local HEB at Bandera/1604 and there was a power
> outage while I was in the checkout line. As the geek like I am, I
> immediately looked at the screen while it was rebooting. They are Dell
> computers set to PXE boot a Linux image! I saw the kernel loading as
> well as the ramdisk image (I couldn't tell what kernel version it was
> though). It was a matter of about 10 seconds before the HEB POS system
> was back and the clerk logged it.
>
> Pretty cool!
>
> --
> Jeremy Mann
> jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
>
> University of Texas Health Science Center
> Bioinformatics Core Facility
> http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
> Phone: (210) 567-2672
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