[vcf-midatlantic] other museum TV options: Roku box
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 12:07:26 EDT 2016
Xibo is what I'm investigating :-)
On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> If you want to simply use these for signage there's a free server /
> client called Xibo, we use it at the school where I work.
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 11:56 AM, Systems Glitch via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >> The trouble with Pi is the can corrupt their boot disk...
> > As stated though, you can knock that out with a read-only root FS (what
> I do on most embedded systems) or a small battery backup. I've seen several
> Li-Ion based UPS boards (hats? plates? shields? I don't know what they're
> called) for the Raspberry Pi that, along with either a script or a kernel
> driver, will gracefully shut the Pi down when either the battery is low or
> just whenever main power has been offline for a predetermined time.
> > I think someone already mentioned it would be cool to get IXR to help
> and do something for the VCFED blog about it.
> > Thanks,
> > Jonathan
> Jason Perkins
> 313 355 0085
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