[ARMedslack] Trying armedslack-current

John O'Donnell unixjohn1969 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 08:50:26 UTC 2010

On 10/08/2010 04:40 AM, Jim Hawkins wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Oct 2010, John O'Donnell wrote:
>> On 10/08/2010 03:19 AM, Stuart Winter wrote:
>>> I know Jim on this list has received his guruplug a week ago, and they've
>>> added a whopping fan to it which makes itself known in the room.
>>> Perhaps you shoud send yours back for a swap.
>> Oh I have been following the forums and been in contact with Global Scale and
>> know all about that little 20mm x 20mm x 6mm fan they added that is apparently
>> quite noisy.  I guess I should have said "BAD BAD GLOBAL SCALE!"
> It sounds like a hair dryer.

YUCK!  Yeah I was googling alot last night about a replacement fan that might be 
quieter but not alot in that extremely small form factor.  Still looking.  And 
waiting for Global Scale to let me know when and how to get my plug fixed.  They 
just keep telling me they will contact me.

>>  From what I follow, there apparently are NO sources available to this uaputl
>> program and I am VERY dubious of this.  I have also read that there are NO
>> access controls and that you DONT have to be root to change the SSID or any
>> other access point configurations with this utility and the way it talks to
>> the kernel driver.  I dont like it but it is what I have to use.
> I've not looked at it, but source is available from the bottom of this
> page:
> http://www.plugcomputer.org/plugwiki/index.php/Setting_GuruPlug_to_be_a_WiFi_Access_Point
> Cheers,
> Jim

This is what I have been looking for for a LOOOOONG TIME!!!!
Thank you!!!!  Now I want to look at it and see what kind of security it has, 
etc.. and compile my own and make sure this works!

Johnny O

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