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Alix: time drift on OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05

Due to this bug, the system time drifts forward noticeably using the latest stable OpenWrt version on the Alix board. The problem can be fixed setting the system’s clocksource to tsc with the following command: echo “tsc” > /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource To … Continue reading

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Installing OpenWRT on the Alix board

I would like my alix based machine to be something more than only a router/firewall, so I’ve decided to install and try OpenWRT: so easy …

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RTC battery on the alix2d3 board

One of the most common problems with the alix boards, in their standard configuration, is the lack of a built-in RTC battery: every time the board is powered off then the clock synchronization gets lost.

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Managing minicom settings

Minicom allows you to store and recall configuration files in a quite handy way.

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Installing Zeroshell on the Alix board

Finally I’ve got some time to play around with the installation of Zeroshell on the alix2d3 board. The installation requires just a few steps and it’s quite easy.

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where’s my serial port bracket?

My new (incredibly expensive) Asus motherboard does not have any ready to use serial port! There’s no serial port on the rear panel but only an internal com header connector. And the package includes any sort of cables, gadgets or … Continue reading

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Alix2d3 board

Last week I’ve received the Alix board I’ve ordered from PC Engines, but up until now I did not had enough time even to open the package.

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