[SATLUG] DIY remote console logging

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 11:21:45 CDT 2015


Was started under "[SATLUG] kernel 4.0"

Craig wrote:
>*Modern hardware method to redirect console: edit /boot/grub/grub.conf and
*>*adding "console=ttyS0" to the end of the boot line and attaching an old dot
*>*matrix printer to /dev/ttyS0 ;)
**Don Wright wrote: *Using an Arduino as the serial to parallel adapter.

Umm... cost not withstanding, I guess it'd be an interesting exercise
to setup a wireless IoT
serial forwarding attachement and forward the output to a specific
tmux console on a hand held pi.
Extra credit for adding ksh alias keyboard arrows to scroll back
through console display history. ;)

Hardware:
** iot wireless serial link(s) :
  traditional : http://www.mkroll.mobi/?page_id=386  needs "pin
connector" & "battery pack"
  "plug-n-play" :
http://shop.ciseco.co.uk/urf-radio-module-and-serial-inteface-via-usb/
  "package" deal :
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/onion/onion-omega-invention-platform-for-the-internet-of

** pi-base station: http://learn.adafruit.com/touch-pi-portable-raspberry-pi/
** eink display :
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1372954669/e-paper-display-hat-for-the-raspberry-pi
** pi-battery : http://www.pijuice.com/

** Perhaps with a cell phone hat for forwarding "critial" alerts!

Craig


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