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EngSocInfo

The Engineering Society (EngSoc) has been planning to deploy an electronic information display similar to that of Engineering Computing's EngInfo system. For this purpose, EngSoc choose to use a 32" widescreen LCD TV connected to a small form factor computer running Linux. The following pages document the installation steps and custom configurations required to get Linux running on this information display.

EngSocRequirements

EngSoc's excpectations regarding the display's capabilities

ProvidedHardware

About the hardware the display is running on

SystemInstallation

OS installation procedures

ConfigurationsAndModifications

Description of the changes made to the base SystemInstallation to meet the EngSocRequirements

HowTo?

A brief manual for those who might have to alter the system in the future

-- JanosMartonosi - 20 Nov 2006