Re: V364 @ eBay

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2002-01-10 16:30:22

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Richard Atkinson wrote:

> Hey - here's an idea. What about a V364 webcam style device - video
> capture on the S-Video output and some form of telnet interface to the
> keyboard buffer (perhaps over RS232 using the real ACIA) - log into the
> linux box controlling the device and send it "SAY" commands of your own?
> Only one user at a time of course - have to implement some form of
> concurrency on /dev/v364 :)

Yep, only one user can be allowed to write commands at a time, while
others can watch and hear the output.

But would you dare to install the machine in continuous operation?

I'll assist you with the software (a 6551-based client for cbmlink with
some additions) and also financially (50 EUR) if you win the bid.


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