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Old 03-18-2010, 03:35 AM   #1
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Question: Running Linux on advertising LCD screen


From a supplier I have a LCD screen that boot of some internal media that shows a splash screen and then retrieves data from USB or CF-card.

Since the CF-card is broken, it shows a nice image then does nothing. I tried connecting a USB-stick with a working Debian usb-install with no reaction.

Tried opening it up, but I see no internal card/rom module. The screen is a no-branded geenric 14-15" inch LCD display. Sticker inside said LQ.

Anyone have an idea for testing ? I don't have a CF-card, might buy that when I have the chance.

If I manage to clear whatever internal data there is, it would by cool to test the opensource displaylink drivers to use it as a router monitor

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Old 03-18-2010, 09:12 PM   #2
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It's made by wolves electronic technologies.
You could call and ask them what it has on it.
 
  


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