[Rack] To whoever put up the webcam in the server closet.

Dr. Jesus j at hug.gs
Sat Nov 13 12:11:52 PST 2010


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>> Looking at the setup for a second time, the camera in question was
>> hooked up to the machine with all the serial ports consoling into all
>> the other machines.
>
> This machine is called "ops". It's a little console server for the
> servers and routers in there. Let me know if you want an account to
> poke around with.
>
> I don't think it was saving any pictures. There are some telling
> entries in root's and vlc's command history. I think it was just being
> setup to multicast video out to the network as a test.
>
> vlc is no longer running. Maybe reconnect the camera to the computer
> and just leave it pointed into a bucket or something until the system
> is fleshed out.

Just put it on my shelf for now.  I thought Martin had plugged it into
the portal hardware, but I guess not.  I'll take care of it when I do
the rest of the bringup of the portal software on Tuesday.


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