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Entries from December 30th, 2009

Software reset of an ATMEGA168

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Could be useful sometime in the future: http://wiblocks.luciani.org/docs/app-notes/software-reset.html #include <avr/wdt.h>   void reboot() { wdt_disable(); wdt_enable(WDTO_15MS); while (1) {} } The watchdog is enabled with the minimum time-out of 15ms. Then a system reset is triggered when the time-out is reached. Note: the reset source can be determined at boot time by reading the MCUSR [...]

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Physical design, first iteration

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Project Wiggum

Choosing an enclosure My main requirement for choosing an enclosure was to find the smallest unit able to contain the GPS module and the user interface. Something barely bigger than the internal parts gathered together. After searching the internet, I found very few choices that pleased me. A model I found interesting was the 1593K [...]

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My Freebsd box has been compromised

December 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Tonight I just saw that my Freebsd server has been compromised since 3 days ago. I did a fresh install of Freebsd 7.2 at the end of November and then setup an account to take care of this blog backup. Today I tried to take a look on the backup data and am unable to [...]

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