Re: [Nolug] next month's meeting: embedded Linux

From: Matthew Dooner <>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 17:43:59 -0600
Message-ID: <>

I subscribed to this list earlier this week (Thanks for the help Joey)
but things got busy and work and I never got around to posting an
introduction. I figured this thread was an appropriate place.

My name is Matt Dooner, I graduated from Tulane Computer Science a
year ago, and now work for a Metairie startup called GrayMatter
( We build systems to drive otherwise
ordinary passenger vehicles autonomously, and until about a month ago
we had been using embedded linux on the computers inside our

I've also got another embedded project on my personal back burner:
bluetooth and intercom-over-ip. Does anyone know of a laptop with good
driver support for its builtin bluetooth and wifi? So far my G4 iBook
and my girlfriend's Dell 500M have crashed and burned due to their
broadcom firmware-based wireless cards. How about USB Bluetooth and
PCMCIA wireless that work well in linux? That would be cheaper than a
new laptop...

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 12:53 PM, Joey Kelly <> wrote:
> I own a soekris box ( I propose we demonstrate putting
> various Linux/BSD images on the thing. I've been meaning to play with it, and
> the lab last night went rather well I thought, so why not?
> --
> Joey Kelly
> < Minister of the Gospel | Linux Consultant >

Matthew Dooner
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