[lug] Ethernet Enabled PLC/Linux Microcontroller

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Fri Jul 31 16:13:05 MDT 2009

Swavek Skret wrote:
> Steve,
> I am looking at possibly many of these and for various hardware devices. 
> I am also looking at some alternatives for NMS protocols that might sit 
> on each of these devices to provide feedback, view, redundancy, etc. I 
> will check if TS-7400 has SNMP on it (probably not, I guess).
> And you are right, an additional investment at front might help to carry 
> long way later (updates, maintenance, etc.)
> Thanks,
> Swavek

It doesn't sound like a job for Linux to me. It sounds like a job for an 
8-bit PIC with an "IP Stack" that consists of only the ability to send 
very simple UDP packets. I suppose it might also have to receive if it 
needs to be able to turn the device on and off.

Zan Lynx
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