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

Leif Ryge leif at synthesize.us
Sat Nov 13 12:16:58 PST 2010


  On 11/13/2010 12:11 PM, Dr. Jesus wrote:
> 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.
Can you shed any light on what your plans for this project are? As you 
know, many people are opposed to leaving a camera on in the space.

~leif


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